Ali Khalafallah bid farewell to the Tokyo Olympics after leaving the list of the top 16 swimmers


The Egyptian swimmer Ali Khalafallah bid farewell to the Tokyo Olympics, after he ranked second in the fifth qualifier with a time of 49.31 in the 100-meter freestyle race, during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and Khalafallah finished the general race in 30th place out of 71 swimmers, to confirm his exit from the Olympics. Only the 16 best swimmers qualify for the qualifiers.

Ali Khalaf Allah, a player for the swimming team and Al-Ahly Club, is the first Egyptian swimmer to qualify for the Olympic Games, and his qualification came after achieving the world record “Standard”. A” In the World Championships held in South Korea.

Khalaf succeeded in achieving “Standard”. “A With a time of 21:98 in the semi-finals of the world championships, he will be the first Egyptian swimmer to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Ali Khalafallah, born in 1996, won championships in Germany and other European countries.

In the back competitions in 2011, he succeeded in breaking the record for the 50-meter freestyle race, and then decided to travel to complete his studies in the United States of America.

Khalafallah had achieved 6 medals in the Egypt Cup, where he won four gold medals in the 100-meter butterfly, 50-meter backstroke and 100 freestyle competitions, in addition to his participation with Al-Ahly in winning the 400-meter relay gold and winning two silver medals in the 50-meter butterfly and 50-meter freestyle competitions. In addition to many international and African championships, the most important of which are the gold in the 50-meter freestyle and the bronze in the 100-meter freestyle, at the last African Games, in addition to the bronze in the 50-meter freestyle at the Mediterranean Games, 2018.


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