Mohamed Ihab Wins Egypt’s Second Medal at Rio Olympics

Mohamed Ihab Wins Egypt’s Second Medal at Rio Olympics


Egyptian weightlifter Mohamed Ihab won Egypt’s second medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the 77kg men’s weightlifting event.

Ihab, who managed to lift 361kg, came in third place, scoring Egypt’s second bronze medal of the day and of the Rio Olympics.

The Egyptian bronze medalist came third after Kazakhstan’s Nijat Rahimov and China’s Lu Xiaojun, who both lifted 379kg and set new world records.

The bronze medal is Egypt’s second of the day after weighlifter Sara Ahmed came in third place in the women’s 69kg event.

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