Egyptians Who Made Us Proud in 2023

Proud Athletes

It’s finally that time of year again! CairoGyms’ team compiled a list of Egyptians who made us proud in 2023. Let’s explore the outstanding accomplishments of the athletes who elevated fitness to new heights and left an indelible mark on the global stage in 2023.

Karam Gaber

Karam Gaber

Karam Gaber won a Gold Medal at the 2023 Veterans World Championships in Greece – 88 KG Greco Roman Wrestling Event.

Abd El Rahman Sameh

Abdel Rahman Sameh Haridi

Abd El Rahman Sameh won a Gold Medal in the World Swimming Cup in Athens in the 50M butterfly and a Silver Medal in the World Swimming Cup in Hungary in the 50M butterfly.

Mohamed Salah

mo Salah

Mohamed Salah won the 2023 Football Supporters’ Association Men’s Player of the Year and Liverpool Fans’ Footballer of the Year.

Samar Hamza

samar hamza

Samar Hamza won a Gold Medal at the African Wrestling Championship in the women’s 76kg category & a Gold Medal in the beach wrestling competition.

Nour El Sherbini

nour sherbini

Nour El Sherbini won the British Open 2023 championship & the Paris Squash Open Championship.

Hana Goda

hana goda

Hana Goda won the Africa Cup women’s champion, the 2023 Africa women’s singles champion & Egypt women’s champion.

Bassant Hemida

basant Hemida

Bassant Hemida won a gold medal in the women’s 200-meter race at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Games.

Nour El Tayeb

nour el tayb

Nour El Tayeb won the 2023 Malaysia Cup & the 2023 South Western Open Champion.

Nadine Selaawi

nadine selawi

Nadine Selaawi won Cairo Zone Tournament’s Most Valuable Player/ Top Scorer, the Super League Championship, and the Egyptian Cup.

Seif Eissa

seif Eissa

Seif Eissa won a Gold Medal at the Fujairah Open, a Gold Medal at the 7th Egypt’s Open – G1, and a 2nd World Ranking title.

Ali Farag

ali farag

Ali Farag won the WSF Men’s World Team Championship, Singapore Open Champion, Qatar Classic Champion for the 3rd time, British Open Champion, Paris Squash 2023 men’s champion, and kept his world number 1 title.

Ahmed El Gendy


Ahmed El Gendy won the gold medal at the UIPM 2023 Pentathlon World Cup.

Mayar Sherif

mayar Sherif

Mayar Sherif won the 6th WTA 125 title for the 6th time and the Valencia Open 2023 championship.

Hania El Hammamy

hania hamamy

Hania El Hammamy won the Hong Kong Open Champion, Qatar Classic 2023, and CIB Egyptian Open Champion.

Yehia El-Deraa

yehia el deraa

Yehia El-Deraa won the Men’s Hungarian Handball Cup alongside his team.

Soraya Mohamed


Soraya Mohamed won Afro-basket qualifiers zone V champion, Best 3 points shooter, Egypt’s Cup Champion, and 3×3 Africa Cup Champion.

Ziad El Sissy

ziad el sissy

Ziad El Sissy won World Championships Bronze Medalist for the first time in Egyptian, Arab, and African history, a Gold Medal at the African Champions individual and teams, and Arab Champion 2023.

Sara Samir

sara samir

Sara Samir won 3 Gold Medals at the Women’s 76kg event at the World Championships in Saudi Arabia and She won her third continental senior title at the 2023 African Championships.

Fatma Omar

fatma omar

Fatma Omar won best Arab Paralympic Athlete.

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