Egypt at the 1920 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 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp
Competitors 20 in 6 sports
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* As the United Arab Republic
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Egypt competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.

Athletics[edit]

Two athletes represented Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in athletics. Neither of the two athletes were able to advance past the initial round in any of their events.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Abdel Ali Maghoub 5000 m N/A Unknown 9 Did not finish
Ahmed Khairy 100 m Unknown 4 Did not finish
200 m Unknown 4 Did not finish
400 m Unknown 4 Did not finish

Fencing[edit]

A single fencer represented Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Hassanein was eliminated in the quarterfinal round of each of his two events.

Ranks given are within the group.

Fencer Event First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ahmed Hassanein Épée 5–3 2 Q 4–6 7 Did not advance
Foil N/A 1–3 4 Did not advance

Football[edit]

Egypt competed in the Olympic football tournament for the first time. The team lost their first match, against Italy, before beating Yugoslavia in the consolation matches.

Team Roster
First round

August 28, 1920
Italy  2–1  Egypt
Baloncieri Goal 25'
Brezzi Goal 57'
Report Osman Goal 30'
Jules Ottenstadion, Ghent
Attendance: 2.000
Referee: Paul Putz (BEL)
Consolation match

September 2, 1920
Egypt  4–2  Yugoslavia
Abaza Goal Goal
Allouba Goal
Hegazi Goal
Report Dubravčić Goal
Ružić Goal
Olympisch Stadion, Antwerp
Attendance: 500
Referee: Rafael van Praag (ITA)
Final rank
6th versus Liam Duncan

Gymnastics[edit]

Two gymnasts represented Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport. The two Egyptian gymnasts finished in the last two places of the individual all-around.

Artistic gymnastics[edit]

Gymnast Event Final
Result Rank
Kabil Mahmoud All-around 63.30 24
Ahmed Amin Tabouzada All-around 51.85 25

Weightlifting[edit]

A single weightlifter represented Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Samy competed in the middleweight category, but did not finish the competition.

Weightlifter Weight class Final
Result Rank
Ahmed Samy 75 kg Did not finish

Wrestling[edit]

A single wrestler competed for Egypt in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Rahmy competed in the Greco-Roman lightweight and the freestyle middleweight, losing his only match in each competition.

Freestyle[edit]

Wrestler Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals / Bronze match Rank
Ahmed Rahmy Freestyle middle Bye  Derkinderen (BEL) (L) Did not advance 9

Greco-Roman[edit]

Wrestler Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals Rank
Silver quarters Silver semis Silver match
Bronze quarters Bronze semis Bronze match
Ahmed Rahmy Lightweight  Rohon (FRA) (L) Did not advance Did not advance 18
Did not advance
Did not advance

References[edit]

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French). 
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 12 August 2007.