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18 Egyptian Athletes That Left A Mark In 2014

January 27, 2015

The year 2014 was full of ups and downs and turmoil but there were also great Egyptians that had breakthroughs within the country and worldwide. There have been high achievers, in sports, culture, science & technology and more. Here’s a list of some of the brilliant Egyptians who have achieved significant goals and inspired many while chasing their passion in sport! 1. Squash Mohamed El-Shorbagy Professional squash player Mohamed El Shorbagy reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 1 in November 2014 with an average of 1,385.000 points. Ramy Ashour Veteran player Ramy Ashour won the Squash World Open, making him the 2014 Squash World Champion. Nour El Sherbini Nour El Sherbini, who made history in 2009 when she became the sport’s youngest ever world champion at the age of 13 – made history once again as the first player to reach a world championship final for the fourth time. Raneem El Weleily Raneem El Welily reached for the World Squash Championship for the first time, making her World No. 2 in Women’s Squash Association & Egypt’s Women. Raneem also recently clenched the Tournament of Champions title in New…

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