CAIRO, 14 October 2019: The Egyptian equestrian team qualified for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next summer, after the team topped the overall ranking of the Moroccan International Championship qualifying for the Games.
The Egyptian team surpassed all the teams participating in the tournament and succeeded in collecting the most points to book their seat at the Olympic Games next summer.
The Egyptian equestrian team includes cavalry Mohamed Taher Ziada, Nael Nassar, Sameh Al Dahan and Abdul Qader Saeed.
For the first time, the Egyptian equestrian team has fully qualified to participate in the Olympics since 1960, amid celebrations from the Egyptian community and mission officials to qualify.
The delegation, headed by Hisham Hatab, received congratulations from everyone, led by the heads of delegations of the participating missions, and Sami Touhami, head of the G7 group in the International Federation.