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Egyptians Essam Nasser and Adel Ragab Participated in the 2017 FINA World Masters Championships in Budapest

Egyptians Essam Nasser and Adel Ragab Participated in the 2017 FINA World Masters Championships in Budapest

86-year old Egyptian Essam Nasser participated in the international 800-meter freestyle swim race in the 85 to 89-year-old category at the 2017 FINA World Masters Championships in Budapest.

Also, Adel Ragab took part of the international 800-meter freestyle swim race for 25 to 29 years old.

Earlier in July, Egyptian swimmer Farida Osman won a bronze medal at the FINA Swimming World Championships, becoming the first Egyptian to score a medal of any color in the championship.

The 2017 FINA World Masters Championships is taking place between August 7 and August 20 in Budapest. Around 10,000 participants hit the pools in five disciplines ranging from swimming, diving, water polo, synchronized swimming and high diving.

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Engy Adham is a Cairo-based journalist. She works as the managing editor at Egyptian Streets. She reports on social issues and arts and culture. Previously published in Daily News Egypt, Ahram Online among others. She received her bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Journalism and Political Science from The American University in Cairo. Follow her on @J_Adham_

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