Egyptians who made us proud in 2019

Egyptians who made us proud

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.

Ali Farag


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

Mostafa Asal

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

Egyptian team

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

Mohamed Ibrahim

For winning a gold medal in wrestling at the 2019 Military World Games in China

Giana Farouk

Giana Farouk

For winning 3 Gold Medals, 3 Silver Medals, and 2 Bronze Medals in various championships this year.

Ahmed Qamar

Ahmed Qamar

For winning 2 Gold and 2 silver medals in various shooting championships

Samar Hamza

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

Mena Wagih

For breaking a new record in the MOAB 240 RACE!

Ramadan Darwish

Ramadan Darwish

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. 

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