Friday, March 14, 2008

1951, Alexandria: Egypt vs Spain

Mohamed Taher Pacha and the Princess Fawzia, assisting the Water Polo game of Egypt and Spain at the 1951, Mediterranean Games in Alexandria. Mohamed Taher Pacha, cousin of King Farouk I of Egypt and President of the Olympic Committee of Egypt, is considered as the founder of the Mediterranean Games. Princess Fawzia of Iran and Egypt was sister of King Farouk I of Egypt and wife of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran.
Source: magazine “Natacion” of C.N.Barcelona November 1951