1-Egyptian wrestlers Abdou Ahmed and Saleh Emara made sure their names will be written in the Olympics history books after they became the ONLY two athletes to be disqualified for… arriving late!
2-Egypt will never win a gold medal in a team game!
3- Following a forgettable performance against Japan at Old Trafford, Egypt defender Islam Ramadan proved he can play for Arsenal!
4-Alaa El-Din Abouelkassem will always be remembered as the man who invented the far-from-popular fencing sport in Egypt!
5-The Confederations Cup and now the Olympics…the next time they meet Brazil in a competitive football game, Egypt must be prepared for a 3-0 first-half trailing!
Unfancied fencer Aboulkassem became a national hero
6-After Egyptian women had once again faced a hard time in London, it is unlikely that the first female athlete to win an Olympic medal for Egypt (maybe after 20 years) will be home-grown.
7-After he set an Olympic record in the swimming event only to finish 33rd of 36 overall, Modern Pentathlon athlete Amro Al-Geziry must consider focusing on the pool.
8-As Egypt’s sole representative finished remarkably last in all 10 sailing races in London, it is unlikely that the River Nile will be loaded with sailboards ahead of the next Olympic Games!
9-After crashing out from the first game, veteran wrestler Mohamed Abdul-Fattah ‘Bougy’ maybe a world, African and Arab champion, but not an Olympian.
10-Nike sales in Egypt will boom after the American company had generously decided to provide Egyptian athletes with free gear in the wake of the infamous fake kits saga.