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40 male and female athletes participate in the Arab Athletics Championships, qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics

The athletics team, Rehab and women, will participate in the Arab Championship that will be held in Tunisia from 16 to 20 June, which is included in the qualifying tournaments for the Olympic Games hosted by Tokyo.

For his part, Saif Shaheen, President of the Federation, confirmed that the Egyptian national team will participate in the Arab championship with a mission of 40 men and women, including the candidates who qualify for the Olympiad, depending on their results in the Arab championship.


Regarding the fear of the Corona virus, Shaheen said that the Tunisian Athletics Federation pledged to apply all precautionary measures and abide by medical instructions to protect the participants in the tournament and their safety.


And there are a number of the power team players close to qualifying to Tokyo, such as Mustafa El-Gamal and Ihab Abdel-Rahman, in addition to Mustafa Omar's qualification in the shot put competition, after achieving the qualifying number in the Cairo area, which was hosted by Egypt in February 2020. While Mohamed Magdy managed to qualify To the Olympiad through the Greater Cairo Championship