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Karim Abdel Gawad

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Alexandria, Egypt

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Karim Abdel Gawad is another burgeoning Egyptian making his way to the top of the game. He won the first PSA World Tour event that he participated in, the 2008 Goshen Cup, at the tender age of seventeen and has gone on to rise up the rankings since his maiden title. Despite this, 2013 was somewhat of a breakthrough year for Gawad. The hugely talented 2013 Egyptian produced a terrific performance at the Qatar Classic, narrowly losing to Karim Darwish in the quarter-finals and was duly awarded the 2013 PSA Player of the Year award, in addition to making into the top twenty for the first time in his career. He followed this up by stunning number one seed Alister Walker in the final of the 2014 Pittsburgh Open, resulting in a 3-1 win for the Egyptian to capture his first PSA World Tour title since 2011. An appearance at the World Championship beckoned where Gawad lost out despite a spirited display against Max Lee. Gawad did finish 2014 on a high though, beating Chris Simpson in the final of the

Karim Abdel Gawad Profile
World Ranking: 14
World Series Standing: 15
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Height: 174
Weight: 73
Coach Mohamed Abbas, Mohamed Ali
Interests Football