Sherif Farrag Egypt

Key Facts


Competed in

Date of birth

11 Apr 1987


London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Sherif Farrag competed in FENCING

Did you know?

  • Three types of weapon are used in Olympic fencing - the foil, epee and sabre.
  • Point scoring varies from weapon to weapon but all 10 fencing competitions use a knock-out format.
  • Individual fencing bouts last for three rounds of three minutes each, or until one fencer has scored 15 hits against their opponent.
  • In the team events, teams of three fencers compete against their opponents over a series of nine bouts, with the aim of accumulating a maximum of 45 hits.
  • Between 1932 and 1960, Hungarian fencer Aladar Gerevich won a phenomenal six consecutive gold medals - a feat no other Olympian has managed.

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Egypt Fencing

Appearances for Sherif Farrag

Date Event Won
5 Aug Men's Team Foil Round of 16, Bout 2