Sport Brief: Egyptians secure South African Squash Open

24th Aug 2018

Athletics

Key: Gold, (G); Silver, (S); Bronze, (B).

African Championships: Asaba, Nigeria (August 1-5)

Muslim Medallists: Men
800 metres: (B), Mostafa Smaili MAR
400 metres hurdles: (G), Abdelmalik Lahoulou ALG
400 metres hurdles: (B), Zied Azizi TUN
3000 metres steeplechase: (S), Soufiane El Bakkali MAR
20 kilometres walk: (B), Hassanine Sebei TUN
Pole vault: (G), Mohamed Romdhana TUN
Pole vault: (B), Mejdi Chehata TUN
Long jump: (B), Yahya Berrabah MAR
Triple jump: (B), Yasser Triki ALG
Shot put: (S), Mohamed Khalif EGY
Discus throw: (B), Elbachir Mbarki MAR
Hammer throw: (G), Mostafa Al-Gamel EGY
Hammer throw: (S), Islam Mohamed EGY
Hammer throw: (B), Hassan Abdel Gawad EGY
Decathlon: (G), Larbi Bouraada ALG

Muslim Medallists: Women
400 metres hurdles: (S), Lamiae Lhabze MAR
20 kilometres walk: (B), Chahinez Nasri TUN
High jump: (G), Rhizlane Siba MAR
High jump: Bronze,Hoda Hagras EGY
Pole vault: (G), Dorra Mahfoudhi TUN
Pole vault: (S), Dina Eltabaa EGY
Pole vault: (B), Nesrine Brinis TUN

Cricket

Bangladesh on appointed former South African batsman Neil McKenzie as their new batting consultant on July 20. Bangladesh failed to score 200 runs in any of their last six Test innings and were bowled out for 43 in an innings during the ongoing series against the West Indies. Bangladesh Cricket Board in a statement said McKenzie, 42, who played 58 Tests, 64 one-day internationals and two T20 internationals for South Africa, would work with the Bangladesh team until the World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.

Football

Transfers (July 2 -August12)
Abdul-Nasir Oluwatosin Adarabioyo [Manchester City – West Brom]
Achraf Hakimi [Real Madrid – Borussia Dortmund]
Adam Masina [Bologna – Watford]
Ahmed Musa [Leicester – Al-Nassr]
Alireza Jahanbakhsh [AZ Alkmaar – Brighton]
Amadou Bakayoko [Walsall – Coventry]
Hakeeb Adelakun [Scunthorpe – Bristol City]
Hakeem Odoffin [Wolves – Northampton]
Islam Slimani [Leicester – Fenerbahce]
Mohamed Eisa [Cheltenham – Bristol City]
Noureddine Amrabat  [Watford – Al-Nassr]
Rachid Ghezzal [Monaco – Leicester]
Riyad Mahrez [Leicester – Manchester City]
Said Benrahma [Nice – Brentford]
Wahbi Khazri [Sunderland – Saint Etienne]
Xherdan Shaqiri [Stoke – Liverpool]
Yves Bissouma [Lille – Brighton]

Squash

The South African Open Squash Championship in Pretoria came to an emphatic finish with both the men’s and women’s titles landing in Egyptian hands on August 11.
Mohamed ElSherbini won the men’s title and Farida Mohamed finished first in the women’s tournament.
The second-seeded ElSherbini beat countryman Mazen Gamal 3-1 to win his fifth successive PSA title in South Africa in the past 18 months.
In the women’s final, it was another all-Egyptian affair as Mohamed and Menna Nasser went head-to-head with the former coming out on top as World No 196 Mohamed secured a straight-games victory over her compatriot to win her maiden PSA title at the age of 16-years-old.

Weightlifting

Junior World Championships, Tashkent, Uzbekistan (July 7–14)
Key: Clean & Jerk CJ (CJ), Snatch (S), Total (T)

Muslim Medallists: Men
-105 kg CJ: (S), Akbar Djuraev UZB
-105  kg CJ: (B), Mohamed Abdelaziz EGY
-105 kg S: (S), Akbar Djuraev UZB
-105  kg S: (B), Amir Azizi IRI
-105 kg T: (S), Akbar Djuraev UZB
-105  kg T: (B), Mohamed Abdelaziz EGY
-62 kg CJ: (G), Adkhamjon Ergashev UZB
-62 kg S: (G), Adkhamjon Ergashev UZB
-62 kg T: (G), Adkhamjon Ergashev UZB
-62 kg CJ: (B), Muhammet Furkan Özbek TUR
-62 kg S: (S), Muhammet Furkan Özbek TUR
-62 kg S: (B), Ramazan Ilhan TUR
-62 kg T: (B), Muhammet Furkan Özbek TUR
-77 kg CJ: (S), Rafik Harutyunyan ARM
-77 kg CJ: (B), Hossein Soltani IRI
-77 kg S: (S), Hossein Soltani IRI
-77 kg S: (B), Gayrat Aytmuratov UZB
-77 kg T: (S), Hossein Soltani IRI
-85 kg CJ: (B), Ahmed Ali EGY
-85 kg S: (S), Ahmed Ali EGY
-85 kg T: (S), Ahmed Ali EGY
-94 kg CJ: (G), Faris Ibrahim QAT
-94 kg CJ: (B), Rasoul Motamedi Sedeh IRI
-94 kg S: (S), Faris Ibrahim QAT
-94 kg T: (G), Faris Ibrahim QAT
+ 105 kg CJ: (G), Nooh Dastagir Butt PAK
+ 105 kg CJ: (S), Ali Davoudi IRI
+ 105 kg kg S: (G), Ali Davoudi IRI
+ 105 kg kg S: (B), Nooh Dastagir Butt PAK
+ 105 kg T: (G), Ali Davoudi IRI
+ 105 kg T: (B), Nooh Dastagir Butt PAK

Muslim Medallists: Women

-58 kg CJ: (B), Ayşegül Çakın TUR
-58 kg S: (B), Nouha Landoulsi TUN
-58 kg T: (S), Nouha Landoulsi TUN
-63 kg CJ: (G), Kumushkhon Fayzullaeva UZB
-63 kg CJ: (S), Esraa El-Sayed EGY
-63 kg CJ: (B), Ghofrane Belkhir TUN
-63 kg S: (G), Esraa El-Sayed EGY
-63 kg S: (S), Ghofrane Belkhir TUN
-63 kg S: (B), Kumushkhon Fayzullaeva UZB
-63 kg T: (G), Kumushkhon Fayzullaeva UZB
-63 kg T: (S), Esraa El-Sayed EGY
-63 kg T: (B), Ghofrane Belkhir TUN
-69 kg CJ: (G), Sara Ahmed EGY
-69 kg S: (G), Sara Ahmed EGY
-69 kg T: (G), Sara Ahmed EGY
-75 kg CJ: (B), Dilara Narin TUR
-75 kg S: (B), Tursunoy Jabborova UZB
-75 kg T: (B), Tursunoy Jabborova UZB
-90 kg S: (B), Tuğçe Boynueğri TUR

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