Syrian boxing team and Syrian Ghazal win 2 golds and silver medals in Mediterranean Games

Madrid - the Syrian boxing team wins gold and silver medals in Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2018 currently being held in Spain.

Syrian boxer Ahmad Ghossoun 75kg category won the gold medal after beating the Italian boxer Salvatore Cavallaro in the final match, while Syrian boxer Hussein Al Masri 52kg won the  silver medal after losing in the final match against Gabriel Escobar Mascunano from Spain.

In the high jump competition, Syrian athlete Majd Eddin Ghazal won the gold medal after he jumped for a height of 228 cm within 2018 Mediterranean Games currently held in Tarragona, Spain.


Syrian wrestler al-Hassan wins bronze medal at Mediterranean Games

Madrid - Wrestler Abdul Karim al-Hassan won the bronze medal at the 2018 Mediterranean Games currently held in Tarragona, Spain, SANA reported.

Al-Hassan gained the bronze medal in the Romanian wrestling after beating the Greek wrestler Apostolos Manouilidis 12/4 at competitions of 67 kg division within the semifinals.

Earlier, al-Hassan was qualified for the quarterfinals after beating the Portuguese wrestler Pedro Caldas 9/0.

Al-Hassan expressed happiness to make this achievement, asserting that his ambitions will not stop at the Mediterranean Games and that he will exert more efforts to make more achievements in the coming championships.

Syrian Moualla wins golden medal in Russian Masters Swimming Championships

Moscow - Syrian swimmer Firas Moualla gains golden medal in the 2018 Russian Masters Swimming open water Championships held in Anapa city on the Black Sea coast.

Moualla told SANA that winning the 2.5 km race, in which 147 competitors of all categories participated, is a new achievement added to the Syrian swimming achievements.

He pointed out that participation in the Russian championships is a preparatory stage for the European Championships due to be held in Slovenia next September for 3 km and 5 km.


Syria to Participate in 2018 Mediterranean Games

DAMASCUS- Syria will take part in the Mediterranean Games (ICMG) due to be held in the Spanish city of Tarragona from June 22 to July 1.

According to SANA, the Syrian national teams will participate in the competitions of 11 games which are: swimming, athletics, cycling, shooting, triathlon, boxing, judo, wrestling, weightlifting, karate and badminton.

Chairman of the General Sports Federation Muwafaq Jum’a said that this event will be the real test of the national teams ahead of the 18th Asian Games hosted by Indonesia in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang next August.

Syria wins bronze medal at World Military Wrestling Championship

Moscow - Syria’s wrestler Raja al-Karad won the bronze medal for 125 kg category at the World Military Wrestling Championship in Moscow, SANA reported.

In a press statement by Head of Wrestling Federation, Ahmed Jomaa, said that al-Karad is one of the best wrestlers in the world, especially that the category he compete within is always gathered with the world champions.

He added that the bronze medal in the free wrestling is a strong proof of the superiority of Syrian wrestling in international forums.