Monday,23 October, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1301, (23 - 29 June 2016)
Monday,23 October, 2017
Issue 1301, (23 - 29 June 2016)

Ahram Weekly

Egypt’s javelin thrower Ihab Abdel-Rahman

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Al-Ahram Weekly

EGYPT’S javelin thrower Ihab Abdel-Rahman continues his winning streak and build up for the Olympic Games as he wins the gold medal in the IAAF Diamond League competition in Stockholm. Abdel-Rahman threw 86 metres and earned 10 points to add to his tally. It was an improvement from the 83 metres he set in the Diamond league in Eugene, USA weeks ago. Abdel-Rahman was followed by Germany’s Thomas Rohler in second place who set 85.89 metres. Kenya’s Julius Yego was placed third with 83.09 metres. The German earned six points for the second place finish while Yego claimed four points for making it third.

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