Egyptian Wrestlers Disqualified After Late Olympic Match Showing

Aug. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Two Egyptian wrestlers were disqualified in the Olympic Games today after they were four hours late for the start of their competition, state-run website Ahram Gate reported today.

Abdou Omar and Saleh Emara missed their first-round matches in the 66-kilogram and 96-kilogram men’s freestyle categories, it said.

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