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Rio 2016 day 8 summary: Egypt's swimmer Akram fails to reach 1500m final, boxer Bakr advances to the quarters
Published in Ahram Online on 13 - 08 - 2016

00:10 Hossam Bakr advances to the quarter-finals after beating Dieudonne Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon 3-0.
22:45 Maha Amer finished the women's diving 3m springboard at the 28th place with 238.55 pts.
22:13 Sailor Ahmed Ragab finished the Laser men race 8 at the 42nd place timing 57:06m.
20:45 Sailor Ahmed Ragab finished the Laser men race 7 at the 42nd place timing 51:10m.
20:30 Egyptian swimmer Ahmed Akram finished fifth in heat 6 of 1500m freestyle. He missed the final as he finished at the 11th place timing 14:58.37m.
19:30 Egyptian shooter Ahmed Shaaban finished 22nd in the qualification of the 25m rapid fire pistol with a record of 278-x1.
19:25 The Laser race events where Egyptian sailor Ahmed Ragab is competing have been delayed due to weather conditions.
19:17 Egypt's fencing team finished 7th at the Rio olympics after beating Brazil 45-39 in the classification 7-8.
19:02 Shooter Azmy Mehelba finished third in the qualifiers Day 1 hitting 74 target. Fellow countryman Franco Donato finished 27 with a score of 68. They will play the second day of qualifiers on Saturday.
18:29 Swimmer Farida Osman finished second of her heat 9 in the 50m freestyle timing 24.91s. She fails to reach the semis after finishing 18th in the overall ranking.
18:20 Rower Nadia Negm finished sixth in her semi-final C/D 2 timing 8:39.50m.
17:20: Shooter Ahmed Shaban will start his bid in the 25m rapid pistol.
16:30 Egypt's fencing team lost to Great Britain 45-35 in the teams classification 5-8. They will face Brazil in the classification 7-8
16:15 The Egyptian table tennis women team has been eliminated from the round 16 as the women's double lost 3-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-4) to Singapore.
15:48 Nadine El-Doletli lost the second game 2-1 (4-11, 11-9, 4-11) in table tennis against Tianwei Feng. Singapore women team are leading 2-0 against Egypt.
15:35 Judoka Islam El-Shehaby lost by Ippon from Israeli Or Sasson in the round 32 of the +100 kg.
15:24 Runner Hamada Mohamed finished fourth in heat 2 of the 800m event timing 1:46.65m. He will contest the semis early on Saturday.
15:09 Dina Meshref from the women's table tennis team lost the first game to Singapore Meng Yu 11-3, 11-6, 11-6.
15:03 Rower Abdel-Khaleq El-Banna finished fifth of the semi-final A/B 1 7:13.55m. He will play in the final B of the contest as the first three contenders reach the Final A.
14: 59 It's over now for Egypt's fencing team as they lost 37-45 to US team. Alaa Abouelkassem won the last round 6-5.
14: 54 Tarek Ayad lost again 1-5 and Egypt fencing team are now 31-40 down.
14:50 Egypt's Shooter Ahmed Darwish has been eliminated from the 50m rifle prone Men event quarterfinals after finishing 44 with 615.0 hits recorded
14: 48 Mohamed Essam drew 5-5 the seventh round and Egypt are still losing to US US 30-35.
14: 43 It is now even worse as star fencer Alaa Abouelkassem lost in the sixth round 1-5 and now Egypt are 25-30 behind.
14:38 Egypt's fencing team are now trailing 24-25 to US after five rounds. Mohamed Essam lost 4-8 in the fifth round.
14:30 Egypt's fencing team are now leading against US 20-17 after four rounds. Tarek Ayad lost 5-6 in this round to trim Egypt's lead.
14:20 Egypt's fencing team are now leading against US 15-11 after three rounds.
14:00 Egypt's fencing team face USA in the Men's Foil team quarterfinals at 14:00 Cairo time
13:45 Egypt's Shooter Ahmed Darwish will start qualifying round of 50m rifle prone Men event at 14:00 Cairo time.
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