Mostafa Al-Gamel

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Mostafa Al-Gamel
Personal information
Born (1988-10-01) 1 October 1988 (age 28)
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Country  Egypt
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Updated on 26 August 2016.

Mostafa Mohamed Hesham Al-Gamel (born 1 October 1988 in Giza) is an Egyptian athlete. He competed for Egypt in hammer throw at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

He opened his 2014 season with a personal best throw of 81.27 m (266 ft 712 in) (by IAAF profile, 81.29 m by other sources) – a mark which broke the African record for the event.[1]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Egypt
2007 African Junior Championships Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 1st Hammer throw (6 kg) 66.36 m
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2nd Hammer throw 69.70 m
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 3rd Hammer throw 71.40 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 30th (q) Hammer throw 68.38 m
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 1st Hammer throw 74.76 m
Pan Arab Games Doha, Qatar 2nd Hammer throw 70.23 m
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 3rd Hammer throw 73.81 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 29th (q) Hammer throw 71.36 m
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 1st Hammer throw 76.68 m
Islamic Solidarity Games Palembang, Indonesia 1st Hammer throw 77.73 m
2014 African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 1st Hammer throw 79.09 m
Continental Cup Marrakech, Morocco 2nd Hammer throw 78.89 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 7th Hammer throw 76.81 m
African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 1st Hammer throw 74.92 m


  1. ^ Mulkeen, Jon (2014-03-22). Al-Gamel smashes African hammer record with 81.29m. IAAF. Retrieved on 2014-03-22.