‘Age is no obstacle’: Egyptian swimmer still a champion at 76

Egyptian swimmer Nagwa Ghorab, 76, looks on after her training session in Cairo, Egypt January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

CAIRO (Reuters) – If dedication alone was a passport to glory, 76-year-old Egyptian swimmer Nagwa Yousef Ghorab would have won capfuls of medals by now. She first took to the pool at age four and became her country’s under-16 backstroke and freestyle champion at 14. She had to stop competing domestically at 18 because Egypt […]

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