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Amin Yousseff

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Ahmed Youssef Amin (or Amin Yousseff, Ahmed Youssef or Amin Ahmed Adel Youssef, born 14 August 1947) is a 72-year-old retired competitive pool swimmer and professional marathon swimmer from Egypt, living in Los Angeles, California.

Open Water Swimming Highlights[edit]

22th edition Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli[edit]

1 Ahmed Youssef (Egypt) 7h 14’ 42”
2 Claudio Plit (Argentina) 7h 32’ 33”
3 Luis Diaz (Argentina) 7h 39’ 56”
4 Marawan Saleh (Syria) 7h 44’ 03”
5 Maher Saleh (Syria) 7h 53’ 45”
6 Abdullah Nagy (Egypt) 8h 06’ 06”
7 Fuad Shatat (Syria 8h 21’ 55”
8 Habarah Hussein (Syria) 8h 39’ 40”
9 Sahara Mansour (Egypt) 8h 42’ 40” - 1st women
10 Marcelo Guiscardo (Argentina) 8h 48’ 22”
11 Jennifer Anderson (Australia) 8h 55’ 55” - 2nd woman
12 Richard Campion (Australia) 9h 07’ 30”
13 Miriam Vaccani (Argentina) 9h 23’ 06” - 3rd woman
14 Diana Nyad (USA) 9h 24’ 57” - 4th woman
15 Giovanni Occhiello (Italy) 9h 26’ 08”
16 Naste Jonceski (Yugoslavia) 9h 27’ 12”
17 Mohamud Mustafa (Sudan) 9h 27’ 33”
18 Abdullah Kairy (Egypt) 9h 46’ 51”
19 Klaus Stutzer (Germany) 9h 52’ 03”
20 Alawi Makki (Saudi Arabia) 10h 15’ 37”
21 Angela Marchetti (Argentina) 10h 19’ 43” - 5th women
22 Magdi Fareed (Egypt) 10h 44’ 54”
23 Danvier Khatau (India) 10h 50’ 11”
24 Zoheir Sharaf Eldine (Lebanon) 11h 05’ 27”
25 Abd El Awzi (Kuwait) 11h 24′ 37″
DNF A. Cattaneo (Italy), S. Soliman (Saudi Arabia), F. Burahama (Kuwait)
OTL S. Gadallah (Sudan), J. Stewart (USA)

21st edition Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli[edit]

1 Veljko Rogosic (Yugoslavia) 7h 05’ 41”
2 Ahmed Youssef (Egypt) 7h 19’ 08”
3 Claudio Plit (Argentina) 7h 22’ 20”
4 Marawan Gazawi (Egypt) 7h 27’ 43”
5 Maurizio Castagna (Italy) 7h 31’ 49”
6 Magdi Fareed (Egypt) 7h 35’ 12”
7 Marawan Saleh (Syria) 7h 45’ 51”
8 Maher Saleh (Syria) 7h 52’ 11”
9 Hugo Menini (Argentina) 7h 53’ 30”
10 Giovanni Occhiello (Italy) 8h 00’ 19”
11 Raul Lieri (Argentina) 8h 05’ 21”
12 Ossam Kanaan (Syria) 8h 07’ 14”
13 Fuad Shatat (Syria) 8h 11’ 07”
14 Diana Nyad (USA) 8h 11’ 20” - 1st women
15 Alawi Makki (Saudi Arabia) 8h 16’ 44”
16 Sahara Mansour (Egypt) 8h 48’ 59” - 2nd women
17 Dhaniver Khatau (India) 8h 50’ 34” - 3rd women
18 Rawia Mansour (Egypt) 8h 55’ 33”
19 Maguib Messali (Saudi Arabia) 9h 16’ 24”
20 Naste Jonceski (Yugoslavia) 9h 20’ 58”
21 Ibraim El Zaka (Syria) 9h 28’ 30”
22 Eduardo De La Asuncion (Spain) 10h 31’ 07”
23 Sahara Gadallah (Sudan) 10h 54’ 14” - 4th women
24 Gisella Ghebardt (Hungary) 11h 09’ 24” - 5th women
25. Kevin Murphy (England) 12h 27’ 10”
DNF C. Aguirro (Argentina), A. Cattaneo (Italy), M. Sannino (Italy)

21e Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean[edit]

On 3 August 1975, he finished 6th in the 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean in Quebec, Canada in 22°C water.

1. John Kinsella (USA) 7h36m57s
2. Sandra Bucha (USA) 8h20m34s - first woman
3. Veljko Rogosic (Yugoslavia) 8h53m57s
4. Claudio Plit (Argentina) 9h03m20s
5. Juan Faimberg (Argentina) 9h13m09s
6. Ahmed Youssef Amin (Egypt) 9h15m57s
7. Marawan Saleh (Syria) 9h19m40s
8. Magdy Mandour (Egypt) 9h35m48s
9. Maher Saleh (Syria) 9h42m16s
10. John Erickson (USA) 10h03m46s
11. Ossama Rachad (Egypt) 10h10m02s
12. Richard Campion (Australia) 10h12m04s
13. Marcello Guiscardo (Argentina) 10h32m01s
14. Dennis Matuch (USA) 10h47m47s
15. Diana Nyad (USA) 11h23m35s - second woman
16. Loreen Passfield (Canada) 11h27m19s - third woman
17. Yvon Montpetit (Canada) 11h45m45s
18. Angela Marchetti (Argentina) 11h48m41s - fourth woman
DNF Sahar Mansour 4h30m, Marwan Ghazzawi 6h, Maryse Duchesne 7h, Daniel Piché 10h, James Stewart 12h

22e Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean[edit]

On 8 August 1976, he did not finish the 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean in Quebec, Canada in 18°C water.

1. John Kinsella (USA) 7h18m06s
2. Claudio Plit (Argentina) 8h20m31s
3. Veljko Rogosic (Yugoslavia) 8h46m43s
4. Marawan Saleh (Syria) 9h09m38s
5. Cindy Nicholas (Canada) 9h14m31s - first woman
6. Raul Villagomez (Mexico) 9h14m56s
7. John Erickson (USA) 9h33m26s
8. Dennis Matuch (USA) 10h06m52s
9. Loreen Passfield (Canada) 10h08m58s- second woman
10. Mahmoud Khamis (Syria) 10h11m10s
11. Ossama Rachad (Egypt) 10h26m26s and Kim Lumsden (Canada) 10h26m26s - third woman
13. Angela Marchetti (Argentina) 10h43m03s - fourth woman
DNF James Stewart, Marc Bureau, David-Charles Gauci 1h06m, Maher Saleh 3h12m, Juan Faimberg 5h43m, Richard Campion 6h16m, Jennifer Anderson 6h42m, Naste Jonceski 6h52m, Ahmed Youssef Amin 8h58m

23e Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean[edit]

On 31 July 1977, he did not finish the 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean in Quebec, Canada in 17°C water.

1. John Kinsella (USA) 7h32m31s
2. Bill Heiss (USA) 8h06m05s
3. Claudio Plit (Argentina) 8h12m37s
4. Nasser El Shazly (Egypt) 8h16m41s
5. Magdy Mandour (Egypt) 8h22m57s
6. Raul Villagomez (Mexico) 8h29m43s and Marawan Saleh (Syria) 8h29m43s
8. Loreen Passfield (Canada) 8h42m30s - first woman
9. Cindy Nicholas (Canada) 8h55m59s - second woman
10. John Erickson (USA) 9h21m33s
11. Dennis Matuch (USA) 9h53m25s
12. Nazala Moustafa Ibrahim (Egypt) 9h53m36s
13. Ibrahim Moustafa Feidalla (Egypt) 9h54m09s
14. Kim Lumsdon (Canada) 11h06m00s - third woman
DNF Angella Kondrak, Lucien Dufour, Magdy Wahid Farid 1h05m, Omnia Ibrahim Tantawi 3h21m, Raymond Dixon 4h17m, Ahmed Youssef Amin 6h28m

Chiaougamau Marathon Swim[edit]

Held in 10 July 1977, Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada in 60F, held at 2-hour intervals:

10-mile race[edit]

1. John Kinsella 3:37:06
2. Claudio Plit 3:40:35
3. Jon Erikson 3:48:00
4. Raul Villagomez 3:48:55
5. Loreen Passfield 3:49:18
6. Amin Yousseff 3:50:41
7. Ray Dixon 3:54:53
8. Cynthia Nicholas 3:57:38
9. Dennis Matuch 4:06:03
10. Baher Hamid 4:25:29
11. Guy Montpetit 4:54:42
12. Ossama Rachad 4:57:57
13. Sultan Kigab 5:11:10
14. Mohamed Gamie 5:24:37

5-mile race[edit]

12 in first race quality:

1. Claudio Plit 1:41:17
2. John Kinsella 1:43:27
3. Loreen Passfield 1:47:39
4. Raul Villagomez 1:47:45
5. Ray Dixon 1:49:58
6. Jon Erikson 1:52:53
7. Cynthia Nicholas 1:54:21
8. Dennis Matuch 1:54:40
9. Ossama Rachad 1:54:55
10. Baher Hamid 1:57:50

1977 World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation Rankings[edit]

Men[edit]

1. John Kinsella (USA) 1,375 points
2. Bill Heiss (USA) 1,033 points
3. Claudio Plit (Argentina) 932 points
4. Jon Erikson (USA) 604 points
5. Magdy Mandour (Egypt) 563 points
6. Raul Villagomez (Mexico) 556 points
7. Amin Yousseff (Egypt) 550 points
8. Marwan Saleh (Syria) 477 points
9. Ray Dixon (England) 433 points
10. Dennis Matuch (USA) 426 points
11. James Barry (USA) 391 points
12. Nasser El Shazly (Egypt) 331 points
13. Magdy Farid (Egypt) 225 points
14. Ibrahim Feidalla (Egypt) 205 points
15. Baher Hamid (Egypt) 192 points
16. Martin Neiman (USA) 184 points
17. Guy Montpetit (Canada) 158 points
18. Ossama Rachad (Egypt) 150 points
19. Wayne Westman (USA) 133 points
20. Sultan Kigab (Sudan) 131 points
21. Mohamad Gamie (Egypt) 120 points

Women[edit]

1. Loreen Passfield (Canada) 1,375 points
2. Cynthia Nicholas (Canada) 1,054 points
3. Kim Lumsdon (Canada) 545 points
4. Corrie Dixon (Holland) 483 points
5. Nazala Moustafa (Egypt) 404 points
6. Omneya Tantawi (Egypt) 379 points
7. Sharon Beckman (USA) 245 points
8. Martha Stortz (USA) 210 points

1978 World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation Rankings[edit]

Men[edit]

1. John Kinsella (USA) 2,315 points
2. Marwan Ghazzawi (Egypt) 1,555 points
3. Claudio Plit (Argentina) 1,342 points
4. Bill Heiss (USA) 1,047 points
5. Nasser El Shazly (Egypt) 862 points
6. Magdy Mandour (Egypt) 801 points
7. James Barry (USA) 690 points
8. Raul Villagomez (Mexico) 681 points
9. Jim Whelan (USA) 617 points
10. Amin Yousseff (Egypt) 468 points
11. Villeges Perez (Mexico) 450 points
12. Marwan Saleh (Syria) 442 points
13. Magdy Farid (Egypt) 394 points
14. Ibrahim Feidalla (Egypt) 393 points
15. Ossama Rachad (Egypt) 388 points
16. Jon Erikson (USA) 355 points
17. Abas (Egypt) 326 points
18. Sid Cassidy (USA) 259 points
19. Mohamad Gamie (Egypt) 207 points
20. John McCauley (USA) 60 points
21. Phillip Hellmuth (USA) 55 points
22. James Doty (USA) 50 points
23. Ralph Willard (USA) 45 points

Women[edit]

1. Loreen Passfield (Canada) 1,677 points
2. Mona Hossin (Egypt) 1,015 points
3. Christina Cosette (Canada) 839 points
4. Penny Dean (USA) 650 points
5. Cynthia Nicholas (Canada) 554 points
3. Kim Lumsdon (Canada) 545 points
6. Jamee Stewart (USA) 150 points
7. Marla Feldman (USA) 125 points

1975 24 Heures La Tuque Results[edit]

1. Sandra Bucha + John Kinsella: 191 tours
2. Magdy Mandour + Marawan Ghazzawi: 181 tours
3. Maher Saleh + Marwan Saleh: 180 tours
4. Ossama Rashad + Amed Youssef: 177 tours
5. Jennifer Anderson + Richard Campion: 169 tours
6. James Stewart + Baher Hamid: 162 tours
7. Sahar Mansour + Diana Nyad: 161 tours
8. Jacques Fordham + Daniel Piché: 135 tours
9. Yvon Montpetit + Georges Blazy: 133 tours
10. Gilles Potvin + Raymond Cusson: 109 tours
Amateurs: Johanne Thomson + Jocelyn Dufort + Michael Dumond + Jean Boudreault: 180 tours

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