Ghazal wins gold medal at 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Ashgabat - Syrian athlete Majd-Eddin Ghazal won a gold medal in the high jump competition at 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games held in Turkmenistan.

Ghazal won the gold medal after jumping (2.66 m), beating 13 of Asia’s top players.

Ghazal has won eleven medals during the current year, including four gold, three silver and four bronze.

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Syrian Swimmers win gold and silver medals

Tashkent - Syrian swimmer Bayan Jumma won a gold medal in (100m) freestyle stroke with a time (57.60sec) at the 9th Asian Age Group Championships in Uzbekistan.

Jumma also, won a silver medal in (200m) freestyle stroke swimming race.

Syrian swimmer Ayman Kalziyeh won a silver medal in (400m) Different Swimming Strokes race with (12.34.4min).

Syrian swimmer Azad al-Barazi won the bronze medal of (50m) breaststroke race on Saturday.

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Syrian football team qualifies for play-offs of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Tehran – The Syrian football team qualified for the play-offs of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification after tying with Iran 2-2 in the match held in Tehran on Tuesday evening.

The Syrian team gained an early lead at the 13 minutes mark with a goal by Tamer Hajj Mohammad, but the Iranian team scored the equalizer at the last minute of the first half from a corner kick.

Syria beats Qatar 3-1

Kuala Lumpur - Syrian national football team beat Qatari counterpart (3-1) within the 9th round of the world cup qualifications for Russia 2018.

Players Omar Kharbin scored for Syria at the (7th, 55th) min while Mahmoud Mawas scored in the extra time.

The Syrian team became in the third place of the group with 12 points, Iran comes first with 21 points, South Korea is in the second place with 14 points, and Uzbekistan fourth with 12 points, China comes in the fifth place with 9 points and Qatar in the bottom of the group with 7 points.

The Syrian team will meet Iran next Tuesday in the final match of the qualifications.

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Ghazal wins silver medal at Birmingham Diamond League

London – Syrian athlete Majd-Eddin Ghazal won on Sunday a silver medal in the high jump competition at  Birmingham Diamond League meeting in UK.

Ghazal won the silver medal after jumping 231 cm while the Qatari athlete Mutaz Essa Barshim took the first place after he jumped 240 cm.

Ghazal will participate in the final round of Athletics Diamond League which will be held next Thursday in the Swiss city of Zurich.

Last Sunday, Ghazal won a bronze medal in the high jump competition at the World Athletics Championship currently held in London.

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