Attia Hamouda

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Egypt
Men's Weightlifting
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1948 London -67.5 kg

Attia Hamouda (1914 – 1992) was a lightweight (60-67.5 kg) on the Egyptian weightlifting team at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. He earned a silver medal for Egypt after lifting a record of 360 kg. He lost to his team mate Ibrahim Shams, who lifted the same weight but was lighter. This was the second time that Egypt accumulated five medals, having also done so at the 1936 Summer Olympics.


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