A strong injury to Omar Al-Arabi, the gymnast player in the World Cup competitions in Egypt


Omar Al-Arabi, the first national gymnastics team player, suffered a severe injury during his participation in the activities of the second day of the World Cup, which will be hosted by Egypt from 3 to 7 June.

The player’s balance was disturbed during his review on the parallel device and during his descent after the end of his artistic movement.

The player is scheduled to undergo several medical examinations in the coming hours to determine the extent of the injury and the period of his absence from the stadiums.

More than 300 players representing 16 countries from around the world are participating in the tournament, and the tournament is receiving great attention from Dr. Ashraf Sobhi, Minister of Youth and Sports and the Gymnastics Federation headed by Dr. Ihab Amin, especially since the tournament is being held for the first time in Africa and under the gaze of the International Federation of the game.

The tournament is witnessing strict precautionary measures, to protect the participating delegations from the emerging corona virus, Covid 19, and the medical bubble system was applied, and everyone underwent a medical swab yesterday, and Dr. Ihab Amin stressed the need to adhere to the preventive instructions from the Ministry of Health.

The organizing committee and tournament director, Eng. Yasser Zayed, made great efforts to prepare the Cairo Stadium for this global event, which is being held for the first time in Africa.


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