Egypt won double gold as the African Fencing Championships opened in Tunis today.
The country won both the women's epee and men's foil titles at the El Menzah Sport Palace in the Tunisian capital.
Aya Medany, who also competes in modern pentathlon, was the women's winner as she beat compatriot Nardin Ehab 15-13 in a close final.
Bronze medals were shared by Ines Boubakri of hosts Tunisia and Gbahi Gwladys Sakoa of Ivory Coast.
Alaaeldin Abouelkassem, the London 2012 Olympic silver medallist, won the men's foil gold by disappointing Tunisian Mohamed Ayoub Ferjani with a convincing 15-4 win in the final.
Mohamed Essam won another medal for Egypt with one of the bronzes with Algeria's Hamid Sintis also ending on the third step of the podium.
Action is due to continue tomorrow in Tunis.
The men's epee and women's sabre titles will be decided.