Another year passes and Egyptian athletes have never failed to make us proud. Achievement after the other, Egyptians are out there winning international titles and breaking records. 2019 is about to end and we can’t let that happen without highlighting some of these.
For winning the 2018-2019 PSA Men’s World Squash championship. He is the 2018/2019 world champion and world number one.
Nour El Sherbini
- For winning the 2018-2019 PSA Women’s World Squash championship
- For winning the 2019-2020 PSA Women’s World Squash championship. She is a four times World champion and became the youngest woman to win the Women’s World Championship.
Karim Abdel Gawad
For winning 2019 Men’s PSA World Tour Finals
Raneem El Weleily
2019 Women’s PSA World Tour Finals
2019 Men’s World Junior Squash Championship
Hania El Hammamy
2019 Women’s World Junior Squash Championship
Omar Assar and Dina Meshref
For winning the 2019 ITTF Africa Cup (table tennis)
Egyptian Handball team
For winning the 2019 Men’s Youth World Handball Championship
Egyptian Olympic National team for football
For winning the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of nations
For winning the 2019 FIBA U-16 African Championship in Praia
National Karate team
For winning the World Youth Championship
Eslam Hamad and Salma AbdelMaksoud (Mixed relays)
For winning a gold medal in modern pentathlon at the 2019 Military World Games in China
For winning a gold medal in wrestling at the 2019 Military World Games in China
For winning 3 Gold Medals, 3 Silver Medals, and 2 Bronze Medals in various championships this year.
For winning 2 Gold and 2 silver medals in various shooting championships
For winning a gold medal in Africa’s Wrestling Champion.
Hazem Yasser, Omar Sherif, Hadia Roushdy, and Omar Elmahdy
For winning the first place in the Speedball world Cup.
Mostafa El-Toudy, Omar Soliman, Sara Amr, and Mohamed Moshref
For making it to the top point of Europe Mount Elbrus, of 5642m
For breaking a new record in the MOAB 240 RACE!
World Rank: 6
In 2019 he won the Grand Prix in Montreal.
He won gold at the African Games in Rabat in 2019
Ahmad el Gendy
Egyptian pentathlete Ahmed El-Gendy was named the UIPM Best Junior Athlete in 2019 (for the second consecutive year)
He won two gold medals at the seniors world cup which was held in Egypt, in both the individual and mixed relay events.
Tarek Momen and Raneem El-Welily
These are only 22 names. We sure missed some. Mention someone you think deserves to go on the list in the comments below. Who made you proud this year?
The first married couple in squash history to become World Champions. Momen is also the 2019-20 PSA Men’s World Champion.