Syria’s national weightlifting team wins 21 medals in WA

Muscat - Syria’s national weightlifting team won 14 gold medals, 6 silver medals and a bronze medal through its participation in West Asia Championship held in the Omani capital of Muscat.

(U-18 female, 71Kg) Mirna Hasan won three golden medals. (U-18 male, 73Kg) Abdul-Qader Amin won three golden medals and a bronze medal for men for the competition 81 kg and two silver medals for under-eighteen males.


Syria’s Olympic football team qualifies to Asia cup finals

Kuwait - Syria’s Olympic football team tied (1-1) with its Jordanian counterpart within Asia (U-23) qualifications held in Kuwait for the 5th group.

The Jordanian team scored at (75th min) of the game while the Syrian team scored at (84th min) through Abdul-Rahman Barakat.

The Syrian team came in the second place in the group behind Jordan with 7 points.

Syria qualified to Asia cup finals of Thailand 2020 as the best second place in the tournament.


Syria’s Olympic football team beats Kuwaiti counterpart 2-0

Kuwait - Syria’s Olympic football team beat its Kuwaiti counterpart 2-0 in a match held on Sunday in Kuwait within the 5th group of Asia qualifications that also includes Jordan and Kirghizstan, SANA reported.

Mohammad Kamel Kawaya and Abdul-Rahman Barakat scored for Syria at (10 - 22) min of the game.

The Syrian team also beat Kirghizstan 2-0 in the opening match of the qualifications.

It will meet Jordan next Tuesday.

Syrian football team beats Jordanian counterpart 1-0

Baghdad - Syria’s national football team “Qassiuon Eagles” on Saturday beat its Jordanian counterpart 1-0 in its last match within the 2nd International Friendship Championship held at Bosra International Stadium, SANA reported.

The single goal in the match was scored by footballer Firas al-Khatib at the 86 minute of the match.

In a press conference following the match, Coach Fajir Ibrahim underlined the importance if that winning in raising the morale of the players.

He indicated that the first goal of Syria’s participation in the Championship is to prepare the national team for the Asian qualifiers and the World Cup qualifiers.

Syria wins 81 medals at 1st Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi -  Syria’s national team has raised the number of medals it won at the competitions of the fourth day of the 1st Special Olympics World Games held in the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi to 30 gold, 35 silver and 16 bronze medals.

On the fourth day of the competitions, Syrian swimmer Sami Mari won a gold medal in the (50m) butterfly competitions, while athlete Tasnim Bizreh won a gold medal in the (25m) freestyle.

Meanwhile, Syrian athlete Yasmin Badran won a gold medal in Badminton competitions, and Rakan Salameh won a bronze medal.

Athletes Rafif al-Haraki and Ikhlas Audieh won a silver medals in the bowling competitions.

In the tennis competitions, athlete Nour al-Homsi won a silver medal while two bronze medals were harvested by Hanya al-Nabulsi and Obada Yusuf.

Syrian Athlete Mohammad Hajjar won a gold medal in the 5000 meters running race while athlete Lina al-Deir Atani won a silver medal in the 30 meter wheelchair race while Bassem Abdou won a gold medal  and Rim al-Najjar won a silver medal.