Egypt first in Canoe and kayak competition on Luxor Nile

18-12-2018 02:33 PM

Amany Khairy


The Egyptian national team for Canoe and Kayak won first place on the International Nile Regatta, organised by the Egyptian Canoe and Kayak Federation in Luxor on 11 – 13 December. The event was held under the auspices of Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhi and Luxor Governor Mustafa al-Ham.

Egypt won first place with seven of gold medals, six silver, and one bronze.

Algeria came in second place with two gold, four silver and two bronze medals; and Iraqi came third with two gold, two silver, and six bronze medals. The Tunisian team two gold and two silver medals; Spain won three gold medals, São Tomé won one gold, Senegal won one silver and both Poland and Kenya won a bronze medal each.

The medals ceremony was attended by Thomas Konietzko,Vice-President of the International Canoe Federation; Muhammed al-Sukari, President of the Egyptian Canoe and Kayak Federation; Saleh Abdul Moeti; head of rowing club in Luxor; as well as local and international figures in the field.

Watani International

18 December 2018

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