Haydy Morsy heads to the Tokyo Olympics
August 1, 2019
Haydy Morsy, an AUC sophomore and pentathlete, won first place at the 2019 Pentathlon African Championships last month, qualifying her for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Morsy competed in 2016 Rio Olympics, where she came in 33rd place, and the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympics, where she finished in sixth place. Morsy also won a silver medal in the 2015 Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) World Pentathlon Championship, and two silver medals in the 2016 and 2017 UIPM World Pentathlon Championships. Last week, she won a gold medal in the first of four World Cups in the 2019 modern pentathlon season.
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