Tamer Mohamed Tahoun

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Tamer Tahoun

Tamer Mohamed Tahoun
Personal information
Born (1977-01-01) 1 January 1977 (age 41)
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Sport
Sport Fencing

Tamer Tahoun (born 1 January 1977, Cairo) is an Egyptian fencer and the head coach of Premier Fencing Club, located in New Jersey, USA.

He was the Egyptian Senior National Champion for 10 years from 1999 to 2008, 5 times African individual gold medalist champion (specifically in years 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004 and 2006) and participated in the Junior and Senior World Championships as well as in two Olympic Games (Sydney 2000, Athens 2004).[1] He finished 15th in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1] He competed in Junior and Senior World Cups, and reached his highest rank in top 16 of the FIE Ranking in 2004 -2005.[2]

Tamer started fencing in 1984 at the age of seven, training under Amgad Khazbak until 2002. He then trained under coaches Hossam Hassan, El Motawakel and Mauro Hamza until 2004.

Tamer Received his coaching diploma from the General Syndicate of Professions Sports Cairo, Egypt. He worked as the Egyptian National foil team coach for the senior, junior and cadet teams (men and women) from January 2009 until September 2011, He was coaching the Egyptian youth olympic team at the youth Olympic games Singapore 2010, also he was the Fencing Head Coach and Technical Director at El Gezira sporting Club in Cairo from 2008 to 2011, he worked for two years with the Polish coach Powel Kantorsky and for a period of time with the Italian Maistro Andrea Borella and he got the title of Prevot DE fleiret from the US fencing coaching association . He is an FIE International referee in the disciplines of foil and epee.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tamer Mohamed Tahoun Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Our Coach, retrieved 26 August 2012 

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