News

President Sisi Congratulates Egypt’s Rio Olympics Medalists, Athletes

President Sisi Congratulates Egypt’s Rio Olympics Medalists, Athletes

olympians

In a statement on Friday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi sent his congratulations to Egyptian Olympians participating at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

The Egyptian President said he was proud and greatly appreciated the efforts of Egypt’s young women and men at the Olympic Games, adding that they have represented Egypt on an international stage and have shown that their abilities are unlimited.

Addressing Egypt’s recent medalists Hedaya Malak, Sara Ahmed, and Mohamed Ihab, President Sisi said he was proud to have stood by them at the launch of the ‘Year of Egyptian Youth’ in January 2016.

In January, the President launched the ‘Year of Youth’ in the presence of young Egyptian men and women who are leaders in various areas of society.

At the event, the Egyptian President also launched the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB), which was touted as the “biggest digital library in the world.”

The Rio 2016 Olympics has seen 83 men and 36 women travel to Brazil. Egypt has so far won three bronze medals, two in weightlifting by Sara Ahmed and Mohamed Ihab, and one in taekwondo by Hedaya Malak.

Egypt's Synchronized Swimming Team Beats Australia at Rio Olympics
Dutch Coach Martin Jol Resigns From Egypt's Al-Ahly After Threats, Violence by Fans

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

Shubra District Head Suspended After Deadly House Collapse

Nour EltiganiSeptember 23, 2018

Egypt Appeals Court Releases Mubarak Sons, Dismisses Judge

Egyptian StreetsSeptember 22, 2018

EU Looks to Egypt for Help With Mediterranean Migration

Mirna AbdulaalSeptember 21, 2018

Egypt to Receive 56,000 Tank rounds as Part of $99 Mn Arms Deal with US

Taha Mahmoud SakrSeptember 19, 2018

Egypt Planning to Establish Anti-Cancer Drug Factory

Mirna AbdulaalSeptember 18, 2018

Sandstone Sphinx Statue Discovered in Kom Ombo

Sara AhmedSeptember 16, 2018

UN Adopts Egyptian Resolution On Preventing Sexual Abuse

Mirna AbdulaalSeptember 16, 2018

Egypt Seeks to Penalize Water Misuse

Sara AhmedSeptember 16, 2018
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.