Syrian Athlete Wins Silver Medal in Asia International Children Sports in Russia

 MOSCOW- Syrian athlete Loris Danoon won the silver medal in 1,500 race within the Asian International children Sports Games hosted by Sakha (Yakutia) Republic in Russia, according to SANA.

Danoon who achieved the first medal for Syria in the competitions, finished the race in 4,44 minutes with 2 seconds behind the Chinese player which ranked 1st.

Syrian Ghazal wins gold medal at Barcelona International Forum

Madrid – Syria’s Majd Eddin Ghazal won a gold medal in the high jump event (233 cm) at the currently held Barcelona International Forum.

Ghazal is a member of the Syrian national athletics team and he is preparing and training in Spain for participation in Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympic Games, due to be held on August 15th.

Gymnast Darwish wins bronze in International Kazakhstan Championship


Astana – Syrian rhythmic gymnast Laila Darwish ranked third in International Kazakhstan Championship held in Almaty in Kazakhstan and won a bronze medal with the participation of prominent gymnasts from (Uzbekistan, Russia, the DPRK, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, and Kazakhstan).


Ghufran Mohammad wins gold medal in Kazakhstan


Astana, SANA – Syrian athlete Ghufran Mohammad won the gold medal in the 400m hurdle race (58.24 sec) in the International Athletics Championships held in Almaty in Kazakhstan.

Coach Belal al-Halabi  said that the competition was strong and the winner’s name was not decided until the final meters, noting that this participation is important for Ghufran Mohammad to prepare for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics due to be held next August, SANA reported.


Syrian runners raise Syrian flag over the Swiss Alps

Bern – The Syrian runners Jamal Hilal and Imad Barakat participated in two marathon events in the Alps Mountains in Switzerland, at an altitude of 3000 meters above sea level.

Hilal won the third place in the 12 km race, while Barakat was ranked 19th in the 70 km ultra distance event, in which 400 runners took part.

Both runners carried the Syrian flag from the beginning of the races till the end, when they finally held it high over the highest peaks of the Swiss Alps Mountains.