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Egypt


Egypt's first Olympic Champion was 22-year old weightlifter El Sayed Mohammed Nosseir, who won the light-heavyweight contest at Amsterdam on 29 July 1928, setting a new world record in the process.

Egypt has won four Gold medals prior to WW2, two each in 1928 and 1936.

Name

Year

Gold

SPORT

born

died

El Sayed Nosseir

1928

1

WEIGHTLIFTING

31.8.1905

11.10.1968

Ibrahim Moustafa

1928

1

WRESTLING

20.4.1904

11.10.1968

Mohamed Ahmed Mousbah

1936

1

WEIGHTLIFTING

17.5.1914

25.11.1998

Khadr Sayed El-Touni

1936

1

WEIGHTLIFTING

15.3.1915

25.9.1956

I would be grateful for any corrections and additional biographical information.