Anwar Mesbah

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Olympic medal record
Representing  Egypt
Men's Weightlifting
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin -67.5 kg

Anwar Mesbah (April 8, 1913 – November 25, 1998), along with Khedr Eltouny, was the most famous weightlifter of the 1936 Summer Olympics that was held in Berlin. Mesbah won the Gold for Egypt by lifting a record of 342.5 kg.[1]

He was considered as one of the greatest athletes at his time by returning two gold medals from that summer Olympics at Berlin.[2]