Allianz Egypt’s brand ambassador “Seif Eissa” sweeps a bronze in Taekwondo at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Cairo - July 27th, 2021: Egypt was taken by a storm yesterday as national Taekwondo Practitioner, Seif Eissa - Allianz Egypt’s Ambassador for Sports & Community Initiatives, achieved a bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. In a tough fight between the Egyptian and the Norwegian contestants, Eissa claimed his victory by earning 12 points versus 4 points for his opponent. Eissa turned heads with his impressive skills and brought home the second Olympic Taekwondo medal in the 2020 games, following Hedaya Malak’s overture with yet another bronze.

Born in 1998, Eissa paved his way along the years toward international stardom. He became a 4-time recipient of ‘The Order of the Republic’; awarded to him by the State President himself.  The notable decoration came to honor Eissa’s artistry, 51 championship victories, and the bronze medal-win at the Youth Olympic Games (China 2014). The commendable performance he displayed at the latest Olympic Qualification Tournament, as well as his participation in several open international tournaments have surely upped his game.

With extraordinary talent & skills at one hand, Eissa only needed professional support at the other in order to reach his Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualification goal. Allianz Egypt was quick to answer Eissa’s call for sponsorship and aided him in honing his skills; not to mention appointing him as a brand ambassador for the company’s sports & community initiatives.

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Living up to their "Behind You for What’s Ahead” motto, Allianz Egypt has always been a faithful patron of athletes; not only in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics but in numerous athletic events, both local and international. Venturing to make the dreams of many athletes & millions of Egyptians come true, Allianz Egypt has played a vital role prior to the launch of the current Olympics Games. The world-renowned insurer has covered its 10 Olympian & Paralympian brand ambassadors with insurance, as well as the necessary financial funding & moral support; all in the hope of raising the Egyptian flag high in prestigious international sports events!

Allianz Egypt has also launched a 360-media campaign to announce its exclusive insurance partnership with the Egyptian Olympic and Paralympic Committees from 2021 to 2028. The local partnership happens concurrently with Allianz Group’s exclusive insurance partnership with the International Olympic and Paralympic movements. In order to commemorate this remarkable event and motivate the Egyptian sports team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Allianz Egypt has released an inspirational theme song to spread the spirit of hope & resilience among our national champions, and encourage them throughout their athletic careers.

About Allianz:

Allianz is a Multinational German insurer operating since 1890. With more than 126 million customers in over 70 countries, it has established itself as one of the world’s strongest financial communities. Allianz Egypt, comprising of “Allianz Life Assurance Company – Egypt” and “Allianz Insurance Company – Egypt”, have a long and successful track record in the Egyptian Insurance market, providing comprehensive and integrated insurance services to business partners and individuals who require the best of local know-how based on extensive international expertise and experience.