Mohamed Abdelfatah

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Mohamed Abdelfatah
Medal record
Representing  Egypt
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling
Olympic Games
Disqualified 2004 Athens 84 kg
World Championships
Gold 2006 Guangzhou 84 kg
Bronze 2002 Moscow 84 kg
World Juniors Championships
Silver 1998 Cairo 76 kg
World Cup
Gold 2002 Cairo 84 kg
Gold 2001 Levallois 85 kg
Golden Grand Prix
Bronze 2011 Tbilisi 96 kg
Silver 2010 Baku 96 kg
Gold 2000 Alexandria 84 kg
Bronze 2000 Italy 84 kg
Jeux Mediterranéens
Gold 2010 Istanbul 96 kg
Gold 2005 Almeria 85 kg
Gold 2001 Tunis 85 kg
Bronze 2013 Istanbul 96 kg
African Championships
Gold 2010 Cairo 96 kg
Gold 2002 Cairo 84 kg
Gold 2001 Morocco 84 kg
Gold 2000 Cairo 84 kg
Gold 1998 Cairo 76 kg
All African Games
Gold 1999 Johannesburg 84 kg Greco-Roman
Gold 1999 Johannesburg 84 kg Freestyle wrestling
Pan Arabian Games
Gold 2001 Syria 84 kg
Gold 1999 Jordan 84 kg
Gold 1997 Damascus 83 kg

Mohamed Abdelfatah (Arabic: محمد عبد الفتاح‎, born February 4, 1978 in Suez, Egypt), commonly known by his nickname "Bogy" (Arabic: بوجى‎), is an Egyptian Olympic Greco-Roman wrestler.

Career[edit]

Abdelfatah(Bogy) represented his country at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics. He won his division at the 2006 FILA Wrestling World Championships in Guangzhou, China (84 kg class), beating 2004 Olympic gold medalist Alexei Mishin from Russia in the quarter-finals, and Nazmi Avluca from Turkey in the final.

In the Men's Greco-Roman 85 kg class at the 2000 Summer Olympics, Abdelfatah finished in 8th place. At the 2004 Summer Olympics in the Men's Greco-Roman 84 kg class, he contested the result of his fight in the knock out round and was later disqualified. After taking a break for several years because of a knee injury, Abdelfatah started to compete again. In 2010 Mohamed Abdelfatah moved up to 96 kg winning the Mediterranean Games and the African championship. In 2011 he won the silver medal in the Golden Grand Prix in Baku. He also placed third in the Golden Grand Prix in Tbilisi 2011.

2011 World Championship[edit]

Mohamed AbdelFattah ambitions Ranked fifth in 96 kg category, the Egyptian Mohamed AbdelFattah is the only African who succeeded to get its qualification ticket for the 2012 Olympic games. He will be aiming for the podium. This is what he clearly stated in Al –Ahram-hebdo: “after an interruption of more than two years unrealistic (suspended) and several injuries it was very difficult to come back into the game, I did not want only to qualify for the Olympic Games, my aim is to take a medal and hopefully gold. My actual level allows me to attain that objective”. As a reminder, Mohamed Abdel-Fattah was the 2006 world champion and several other international and golden Grand Prix medals.

2000 Olympics[edit]

Wrestler W L CP TP
 Luis Enrique Méndez (CUB) 2 0 6 9
 Mohamed Abdelfatah (EGY) 1 1 5 15
 Quincey Clark (USA) 0 2 0 0
Red Blue CP TP
Quincey Clark Luis Enrique Méndez 0-3 PO 0-5
Mohamed Abdelfatah Quincey Clark 4-0 ST 12-0
Luis Enrique Méndez Mohamed Abdelfatah 3-1 PP 4-3

2004 Olympics[edit]

Pool 2[edit]

Wrestler W L CP TP
 Mohamed Abdelfatah (EGY) 2 0 6 7
 Brad Vering (USA) 1 1 4 0
 Mukhran Vakhtangadze (GEO) 0 2 0 0
Red Blue CP TP
Mohamed Abdelfatah Mukhran Vakhtangadze 3-0 PO 3-0
Brad Vering Mohamed Abdelfatah 0-3 PO 0-4
Mukhran Vakhtangadze Brad Vering 0-4 PA

Knock-Out round[edit]

 Viachaslau Makaranka (BLR)|2| Mohamed Abdelfatah (EGY) |0|

  • Believing he had been treated unfairly by the officials, Abdelfatah did not accept this result; subsequently Egypt was fined $500 as a result of the protest and were disqualified from the competition.[citation needed]

Major international achievements[edit]

  • World Championship in Istanbul - 5th - 2011
  • Golden Grand Prix in Tbilisi - Bronze - 2011
  • Golden Grand Prix Final in Baku - Silver - 2010
  • African Championships in Cairo, Egypt - Gold - 2010
  • Mediterranean Games in Istanbul, Turkey - Gold - 2010
  • World Championship in Guangzhou, China Gold - 2006
  • Mediterranean Games in Almeria - Gold - 2005
  • David Cup in the USA - Gold - 2005
  • All Arab Games in Algeria - Gold - 2004
  • Grand Prix Hungary - Gold - 2004
  • Poland Open - 4th - 2003
  • World Cup in Cairo - Gold - 2002
  • World Championship in Moscow - Bronze - 2002
  • Diamond Championship in Germany - Gold - 2002
  • Ibraheem Mostafa in Alexandria - Gold - 2002
  • Africa Championship in Cairo - Gold - 2002
  • World Cup in France - Gold - 2001
  • Ibraheem Mostafa in Cairo - Gold - 2001
  • Mediterranea Games in Tunisia - Gold - 2001
  • Russia Open in Moscow - 5th - 2001
  • Africa Championship in Morocco - Gold - 2001
  • Arab Championship in Syria - Gold - 2001
  • Austria Open - Gold - 2001
  • 2000 Summer Olympics - 8th - 2000
  • Russia Open in Mosccow - 5th - 2000
  • African Championship in Tunisia - Gold - 2000
  • Grand prix in Alexandria - Gold - 2000
  • Grand prix Final in Italy - Bronze - 2000
  • France Open in France - Bronze - 2000
  • African Games in South Africa (Freestyle) - Gold - 1999
  • African Games in South Africa - Gold - 1999
  • Arab Games in Jordan - Gold - 1999
  • King's Championship in Jordan - Gold - 1999
  • Junior World Championship in Cairo - Silver - 1998
  • African Nations in Cairo - Gold - 1998
  • Arab Junior Cup in Syria - Gold - 1997
  • Arab Junior Cup in Cairo - Gold - 1996

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