Ashraf won Egypt’s only gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The Egyptian karateka won the gold in the Kumite +61kg event after beating her Azerbaijani opponent Irina Zaretska in the final.
Ashraf is the first Egyptian, African and Arab woman to win the gold medal in the Karate Kumite +61kg event in the Olympics.
Other bridges and axes will also be named after Olympic champions, the presidency spokesman said.
The president also instructed authorities to name a new axis in Maadi after late Housing Minister Hasaballah El-Kafraway, who passed away last week, and a new bridge in the Fifth Settlement after the late vice president and head of Egyptian General Intelligence Service Omar Suleiman.