From Bronze to Gold: Egyptian Swimmer Farida Osman Qualifies for the Tokyo Olympics

Egyptian swimmer Farida Osman just added a smile to Egyptian faces. The athlete won the bronze medal in the women’s 50m butterfly final at the 2019 World Swimming Championships in Gwangju.

Via Reuters

Osman came in third after finishing the women’s 50m butterfly in 25.47 seconds. The gold medal went to Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjoestroem while the silver medal winner was Ranomi Kromowidjojo from the Netherlands.

Farida Osman won Egypt’s first medal in the 50m butterfly’s race at the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest two years ago. Following the glorious win, the swimmer posted a thank you message on social media to her Egyptian fans.

Now in 2021, the Egyptian swimmer won a gold medal at the International Swim Coaches Association finals. The four-day tournament secured Osmans’s place for the Tokyo Olympics. The tournament had three stages, in which she got a gold medal in all three of them. In the third stage, she won with a time of 57.84 seconds in the 100-meter butterfly race. The 26-year-old continues to make Egypt proud with her success and defeats. Her qualification for the Tokyo Olympics shines an even brighter light on Egypt’s sports recognition, and the swimmer expressed her joy and excitement in a post on her Instagram page. Check it out below!

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