Egypt’s Mohab Mohymen qualifies for diving finals at Tokyo Games

Egyptian diver Mohab Mohymen qualified on Tuesday for the finals of the three-meter dive at the Tokyo Olympics.

Mohymen ranked 11th in the total of the six rounds of the semi-finals, with a score of 408.85 points.

Mohymen previously qualified for the Tokyo Olympics after winning the gold medal in the African Olympic qualifiers for the three-meter springboard dive.

The Egyptian champion began diving at the age of nine at Zamalek Club. He has participated in many tournaments and was the silver medalist of the Youth Olympics in 2014 in the joint doubles competitions.

Mohymen also participated in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where he ranked 28th and last with a total of 305.5 points.

In this year’s games, Egypt has so far won two bronze medals through Taekwondo stars Hedaya Wahba and Saif Eissa.

Egypt’s delegation in Tokyo is the largest it has ever been in history, with 137 athletes competing in 23 different sports.

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