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Egypt tops Africa’s swimming throne with 37 medals

The team won 37 medals, including 22 gold, 12 silver, and three bronze.


The national team took the lead in the 13th African Championships, which was held for the first time in Algeria between 10-15 September. 

The team won 37 medals, including 22 gold, 12 silver, and three bronze.

South Africa finished second with 22 medals; followed by Algeria in third, Tunisia in fourth, Morocco in Fifth, Zambia in the sixth, and Mauritius with a bronze medal in seventh place.

Egypt won two gold medals and four silvers on the first day, then six gold, two silvers, and a bronze on the second day.

On the third day, the team won nine medals, including five gold, three silvers, and a bronze. On the fourth day of the tournament, Egypt’s Farida Othman won her second gold medal in the tournament.

In the men competition, Marwan Al-Kamash won a silver, while his colleague Marwan Al-Amraoui took a silver in the same pool.

On the fifth day, Egypt’s team won again five gold medals, a silver and bronze.

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