Al-Sisi honors Egyptian Squash champions



Sun, 08 Dec 2019 - 12:12 GMT


Sun, 08 Dec 2019 - 12:12 GMT

Al Sisi honors Nour El Sherbiny - File

Al Sisi honors Nour El Sherbiny - File

Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, honored the squash sport champions after crowning the world championship for all ages.

Al-Sisi awarded the first-class Sports Medal, which is the highest honor that the state awards in sporting achievement.

Tariq Momen secured the world championship title for the first time in his history, and Nour Al-Sherbiny crowned the world champion title for the fourth time in its history.

At the junior level, Mustafa Assal won the youth title, and Hania Al Hamami won the young women's championship.

Sisi also honored Egypt's Olympic football team, along with the karate team crowned the World Youth Championship and the Paralympic team that participated in the World Championships in Australia.

Commenting on his honor, Tariq Moamen said: "It is an honor for any professional athlete to receive the first-class Sports Medal from the President of the Republic."

"The Medal of Sports is the highest honor that the state can award to any sporting achievement," he added.

As for Nour El-Sherbiny, she commented on her honor, saying: "The honor of the Republic is from the first class. Thank you, President,"

And she continued, "I am proud of my honor from the President of the Republic, not the first time, but I hope to continue the achievements and honor again."

Squash men are preparing for the World Team Championship competitions from December 15 to 21 in Washington, DC.

The men’s team is represented by Ali Faraj, Tariq Moamen, Karim Abdel-Gawad and Muhammad Abu Al-Ghar.



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