Egyptian Shooter Mohamed Hamdy Sets New National and African Record, Eyes Olympic Success in Paris 2024

Mohamed Hamdy

Mohamed Hamdy, a distinguished member of the Egyptian national shooting team, has made history by setting a new Egyptian and African record with a score of 629.4 points during the World Cup qualifiers in Granada, Spain. Hamdy’s remarkable performance narrowly missed securing a spot in the finals, but fuels optimism for his potential success at the Paris 2024 Olympics under the expert guidance of technical director Captain Amgad Hussein.

Hamdy, already qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympics with a gold medal win at the 16th African Competition in Cairo 2023, possesses a wealth of shooting experience spanning over two decades. His extensive list of national and international achievements bolsters his status as a formidable competitor.

“I am immensely proud to represent Egypt on the international stage and bring home this significant record. My journey to Paris 2024 is filled with determination and the unwavering support of my team and country. I look forward to making Egypt proud.”

Mohamed Hamdy stated.

Mohamed Hamdy is not only a world-class athlete but also a skilled cinematographer currently studying at the High Cinema Institute. He brings a wealth of experience in marketing, planning, project management, and entrepreneurship from his work with organizations such as the British Council and Vodafone Egypt. Hamdy’s diverse background is further enriched by his filmmaking talents, having won the UNFPA 2019 48hrs film award.

Impressive Shooting Accomplishments

  • Qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympics
  • Two gold medals and one silver medal at the 2024 African Competition in Cairo
  • 5th place at Raiac International Competition in Luxembourg
  • Multiple gold and bronze medals at World Cup Grand Prix events
  • New Egyptian national record of 629.7
  • Top African, Arabian, and national record with 682.2
  • Numerous gold, silver, and bronze medals in African and Arabian competitions
  • International Shooting Sports Federation coaching certification

About Mohamed Hamdy

Mohamed Hamdy is a 33-year-old Egyptian athlete and filmmaker representing the pinnacle of athletic achievement and artistic vision. He seamlessly blends his passion for shooting and cinematography, excelling in both fields. Hamdy’s journey is a testament to the power of dedication, hard work, and the pursuit of multiple passions.

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