Egypt at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Egypt at the Olympic Games

Flag of Egypt
IOC code  EGY
NOC Egyptian Olympic Committee
Website www.egyptianolympic.org (Arabic) (English)
At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris
Competitors 24 in 9 sports
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* As the United Arab Republic
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Egypt competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. 24 competitors, all men, took part in 12 events in 9 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

A single athlete represented Egypt in 1924. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport as well as the Games.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mohamed El-Sayed 1500 m N/A Unknown 4 Did not advance
5000 m N/A Unknown 10 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

A single boxer, Michel Haddad, represented Egypt at the 1924 Games. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Haddad lost his only bout.

Boxer Weight class Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / Bronze match
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Michel Haddad Lightweight  Marfut (ITA)
L
Did not advance 17

Cycling[edit]

Three cyclists represented Egypt in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Road cycling[edit]

Ranks given are within the heat.

Cyclist Event Final
Result Rank
Ahmed Salem Hassan Time trial Did not finish
Mohamed Madkour Time trial 7:35:38.4 46

Track cycling[edit]

Ranks given are within the heat.

Cyclist Event First round First repechage Quarterfinals Second repechage Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mohamed Ali Mahmoud 50 km N/A Unknown 8–36
Ahmed Salem Hassan 50 km N/A Unknown 8–36
Mohamed Madkour 50 km N/A Unknown 8–36

Fencing[edit]

Three fencers, all men, represented Egypt in 1924. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport.

Men

Ranks given are within the pool.

Fencer Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Krikor Agathon Épée 4–5 6 Q N/A 3–7 8 Did not advance
Ahmed Hassanein Épée 0–9 10 N/A Did not advance
Joseph Misrahi Épée 5–4 3 Q N/A 4–5 7 Did not advance

Football[edit]

Egypt competed in the Olympic football tournament for the second time in 1924. The Egyptian side was on the winning side of one of the two major second-round upsets, beating Hungary three to nil. Their quarterfinal loss to Sweden was more in keeping with expectations.

Round 1
Bye
Round 2

May 29, 1924
Egypt  3–0  Hungary
Yakan Goal 4' Goal 58'
Hegazi Goal 40'
Report
Stade de Paris
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Luis Collina (ESP)
Quarterfinals

June 1, 1924
Sweden  5–0  Egypt
Kaufeldt Goal 5' Goal 71'
Brommesson Goal 31' Goal 34'
Rydell Goal 49'
Report
Stade Pershing
Attendance: 6,484
Referee: Henri Christophe (BEL)
Final rank
5th place

Shooting[edit]

A single sport shooter represented Egypt in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Agathon placed ninth in his only event, the rapid fire pistol.

Shooter Event Final
Score Rank
Krikor Agathon 25 m rapid fire pistol 17 9

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event 1H Snatch 1H Clean & Jerk Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Ahmed Samy Men's 75 kg 72.5 77.5 97.5 85 115 447.5 4

Wrestling[edit]

Greco-Roman[edit]

Men's
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Sixth round Seventh round Eighth round Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Ibrahim Moustafa Light heavyweight  Testonni (ITA)
W
 Baumert (FRA)
W
Bye  Misset (NED)
W
 Svensson (SWE)
L
 Westergren (SWE)
L
Did not advance N/A 4
Ahmed Rahmy Lightweight  Keresztes (HUN)
L
 Kratochvíl (TCH)
L
Did not advance N/A =20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Egypt at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 

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