Three Egyptian swimmers qualified to Rio 2016 Olympics

Three Egyptian swimmers have been qualified to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after winning medals in various international meets.

The Egyptian swimming national team has been dominating the Hungary International Championship in preparation of the World Championship that will take place in Kazan, Russia in August.

Al Ahly and national team swimmer Ahmed Akram came second in the 400-metre race after recording 3.50.10 minutes. By achieving this, Ahmed has qualified to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Akram had also won gold in the 800-metre race in 7.52.47 minutes.

Marwan El Kamash also qualified to the Rio 2016 Olympics after winning a bronze medal in the 200m race in 1.47.13 minutes at the Charlotte Championship in America.

The ‘Golden Fish’, Farida Osman, who recently broke here own continental record, had qualified to the Olympics after coming fifth in the 50-metre free race in 22.50 seconds at the Santa Clara Competition in California. Her time is a record-breaker for an Olympic qualifier.

Source: KingFut