News

Egypt Crowned Kings of Handball at Military World Games

Egypt Crowned Kings of Handball at Military World Games

55f356a79b0b620151722444377635561942843771370396684341xzczx_1442010791

Egypt’s military handball team has won the gold medal for the competition at the Military World Games in South Korea after defeating Qatar.

The victory, which saw Egypt defeat Qatar 29-26, marks Egypt’s first gold medal in the handball competition at the Military World Games. The Pharaohs had reached the finals after defeating Lithuania in the semi-finals.

The Egyptians are participating in a number of sports at the Military World Games, with a total of 14 medals achieved so far. Egyptian athletes have also won a gold, silver and bronze medals in taekwondo, swimming and wrestling.

Egypt’s military football team finished fourth after being defeated by South Korea.

The Military World Games take place on a quadrennial basis and are organized by the International Military Sports Council (CISM). Sporting events include boxing, handball, judo, volleyball, sailing and more. This year’s event has seen the participation of 8,700 soldiers from 120 countries.

The first event took place in Rome in 1995 and the CISM recently introduced a winter edition, the first of which took place in Italy’s Aosta Valley in 2010.

Islamic State Leader's Convoy Struck in Airstrike: Iraq
Egypt's Antiquities Ministry Has Lost 90% of its Revenue

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

Why Egypt is Moving to Plastic Money

Marina Makary2 August 2021

How to Get a COVID-19 ‘QR Code’ Vaccination Certificate in Egypt

Nadine Khaled1 August 2021

Egypt’s Misses Out on Football Tokyo 2020 Semifinals after Brazil Defeat

Nadine Khaled31 July 2021

Egypt Secures Tokyo 2020 Handball Quarterfinals Spot After Dominant Victory Over Sweden

Egyptian Streets30 July 2021

Egypt Qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Quarterfinals After Defeating Australia 2-0

Egyptian Streets28 July 2021

Amazon to Launch ‘Amazon.eg’ in Egypt in 2021

Egyptian Streets27 July 2021

Clashes Erupt After Tunisia’s President Sacks Prime Minister Following COVID-19 Protests

Egyptian Streets26 July 2021

Seif Eissa Wins Egypt’s Second Medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Marina Makary26 July 2021