Athletes Famous Athletes from Egypt

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List of famous athletes from Egypt, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Egypt has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Egyptian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Egypt and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Egypt then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features Mohamed Shaaban, Ibrahim Badreldin-Sayed and more athletes.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Egyptian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Egypt?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Egypt in order to get more information about each one.

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Athanasios John Traicos is a former cricketer who represented South Africa and Zimbabwe at international level. He was primarily an off spin bowler, and is one of a small number of cricketers to ...more

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Jaroslav Drobný was a former World No. 1 amateur tennis champion as well as being an ice hockey player. He left Czechoslovakia in 1949 and travelled as an Egyptian citizen before becoming ...more

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Avraham "Avi" Cohen was an Israeli footballer who played as a defender. He was best known for his spells playing for British giants Liverpool in England and Rangers in Scotland. After ...more

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Dionysios or Dimitrios Kasdaglis was a Greek-Egyptian tennis player. He competed in the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens and the 1906 Intercalated Games, also in Athens.

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Amr Aly is a retired American soccer forward. He attended Columbia University where he won the 1984 Hermann Trophy as the college player of the year. He was a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic ...more

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thumbnail Farid Simaika was an Olympic diver who competed for Egypt.

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Borussia Dortmund
Mohamed Abdullah Zidan is an Egyptian retired footballer who also has German Citizenship. He played as a striker for the Egyptian national team and lastly for Baniyas SC. He has previously ...more

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Ismaily SC
Omar Gamal is a footballer from Egypt.

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Hesham Mesbah is an Egyptian judoka. He won a bronze medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Egypt's first judo medal in 24 years.

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Karam Mohamed Gaber Ebrahim is a Greco-Roman wrestler.

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ENPPI
Nader El-Sayed is a notable Egyptian goalkeeper, who currently retired and he last played for Egyptian Premier League club ENPPI, and has been capped more than 100 times with the Egyptian ...more

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Abdalla Ahmed is an Egyptian indoor volleyball player. He was part of the Egypt national team at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Ahmed was named to the all-tournament team at the FIVB World Grand ...more

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Amer Taher Abouzeid El Sayed born 1 April 1962, is the Egyptian Minister of State for Sports and a retired footballer. He played as a midfielder for El-Ahly and the Egyptian national team.

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Al-Ahly
Mohamed Aboutrika is a retired Egyptian footballer. Aboutrika played as a second striker and as an attacking midfielder for Tersana, Al Ahly in Egypt, and Baniyas in UAE. He was also one of the ...more

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Al-Ahly
Mahmoud Samir is an Egyptian footballer, who plays the for Egyptian team El Dakhleya. He scored his debut goal with Al-Ahly against ASEC Mimosas in CAF Champions League 2008.

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Tewfik Abdullah was an Egyptian football player who was the second Egyptian to appear in the English Football League. He later played four seasons in the American Soccer League before finishing ...more

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Magdi Abdelghani Sayed Ahmed, known as Abdelghani, is an Egyptian retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He played most of his professional career, which spanned nearly 15 ...more

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Ahmed Said Egypt national football team
Ahmed Said, sometimes addressed by his nickname 'Okka', is an Egyptian football player currently playing for SSmouha. He was selected as part of the Egyptian national team squad for the 2009 ...more

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Salah Ashour Ittihad El-Shorta
Salah Ashour is an Egyptian footballer who plays for El-Shorta.

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ENPPI
Hany Guda Ramzy is an Egyptian football coach and former player in the defender position.

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Al-Ahly
Ahmed Hassan is an Egyptian former footballer. He currently is the team director of Egypt national football team. He played as an attacking midfielder or on the right wing for Egyptian national ...more

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Ahmed Raouf Egypt national football team
Ahmed Raouf is an Egyptian footballer in Al-Masry. Raouf was a member in Egypt national football team squad participated in 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup and won the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations. ...more

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Amr Zaki Hull City A.F.C.
Amr Zaki is an Egyptian footballer who currently playes for Egyptian side Arab Contractors. Zaki has played as a striker throughout his career. He has played for numerous different clubs in ...more

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Ahmed Al-Muhammadi Sunderland A.F.C.
Ahmed Eissa Elmohamady Abdel Fattah is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a winger for English club Hull City and the Egypt national team. Elmohamady was part of the Egyptian ...more

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Ibrahim Salah Zamalek
Ibrahim Salah Abdel-Fattah is an Egyptian football midfielder. He currently plays for Zamalek.