Judo in Egypt

Judo in Egypt is popular and with Mohammed Ali Rashwan who won Olympic silver in 1984 and Hisham Mesbah who took bronze in 2008 judo got Olympic medal winners. Rashwan was one of the important boosters with two World Championships medals in the eighties. Hisham Mesbah, Ramadan Darwish and Islam El Shehaby a new generation World Championships medallists represented Egypt. At the Rio Olympic Games Darwish was seventh. Famous Egyptian coach Bassel El Gharbawy won 11 African titles himself as judoka. But also Islam El Shehaby, Samah Ramadan, Ramadan Darwish and Heba Hefny won multiple winners. In 2005 the World Championships were held in Cairo.

Judo legends B S G

  • Islam El Shehaby
  • 4109
  • Bassel El Gharbawy
  • 1111
  • Samah Ramadan
  • 257
  • Hisham Mesbah
  • 426
  • Ramadan Darwish
  • 146

Islam El Shehaby - Super star

Hisham Mesbah - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Mohamed Abdelaal
  • 100

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
African U21 Championships Sharm El SheikhAfJChSharm El Sheikh27 Jul 2015
African Championships Cadets Sharm El SheikhAfCChSharm El Sheikh25 Jul 2015
IJF World Cup CairoWCupCairo15 May 2010
Judo for Peace tournament Sharm El SheikhITSharm El Sheikh15 Dec 2009
World Team Championships CairoWTCCairo12 Sep 2005


Name Birthdate Age
Haidy Nassar9 May 198829 years
Mohamed Monier11 May 198631 years
Mohamed Safwat12 May 199621 years
Ahmed Fayad18 May 199621 years
Ahmed Abelrahman26 May 199621 years


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Result City Date
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016