April 21, 2024

Esawy is new African Gymnastics Union President

Esawy is new African Gymnastics Union President

The Egyptian official replaces Algeria's Ali Zaater at the helm of the continental body, who ran for re-election but was unsuccessful.

Ehab Amin Esawy has been elected the new President of the African Gymnastics Union (UAG) and will take a place on the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Executive Committee as a result.

The Egyptian official replaces Algeria's Ali Zaater at the helm of the continental body, who ran for re-election but was unsuccessful.

Esawy's term is set to run from 2022 until 2024.

He was voted in during a UAG General Assembly in Antalya in Turkey following the FIG Congress.

Esawy is also the President of the Egypt Gymnastics Federation.

Prior to taking up his new role, Esawy was a UAG vice-president.