Asaba 2018: Egypt sweeps hammer throw medals

Mazino Dickson


It was a clean sweep for Egypt as the North African nation carted away all medals in the men’s hammer throw final at the ongoing African Athletics Championship in Asaba.

Mostafa Elgamel claimed the gold with a throw of  73.50m;  Islam Mohammed’s 70.32m effort gave him bronze; while the bronze medal was picked up byHassan Abdelgawad with a throw of 69.90m.