Name: Karim Abdel Gawad
Date of Birth: 30th July 1991
World Ranking: 18
World Series Ranking: 17
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Residence: Cairo, Egypt
Coach: Hisham El Atar
Clubs/Teams: El Gazira Club, Egypt
Biography: Karim Abdel Gawad experienced something of a breakthrough year during 2013.
The hugely talented 2013 PSA Young Player of the Year produced a terrific performance at the Qatar Classic, narrowly losing to Karim Darwish in the quarter-finals.
The Egyptian’s highest ever ranking was at World No.16.