Maala wins bronze medal at World Masters Championships

Budapest – Syrian swimmer Firas Maalla won the bronze medal for the 3 km race at the 17th FINA World Masters Championships that are being held in Hungary.

Maalla won the bronze medal for the 45-49 years category within 40.40 minutes, while the Italian Swimmer Fabio Scozzoli won the gold medal within a time of 38.41 minutes.

Swimmer Maalla was born in 1971, and he is currently the head of the Swimming Federation and has a great record of achievements at international events.


Syrian swimmer Mirna Bizdikian wins 4 gold, 2 silver medals at Armenia World Sport Games

Yerevan – Swimmer Mirna Bizdikian won four gold and two silver medals at the World Sport Games which wrapped up activities on Sunday in Armenia.

Bizdikian won the gold medals in the 50, 100 and 200 meter breaststroke style and in the 50 meter freestyle competitions, while she won two silvers in the 50 and 100 meter backstroke style competitions.

Bizdikian expressed happiness over this achievement which will motivate her to make more achievements in the future, SANA reported.

She stressed that she will continue the trainings to be ready for any future events and that she seeks relentlessly to raise Syria’s flag at international events.

Syria Ties with China 2-2 within World Cup Qualifications

Kuala Lumpur-Syrian national football team tied with Chinese counterpart 2-2 in the game held on Tuesday in Malaysia within the 8th round of the world cup qualifications for Russia 2018.

Mahmoud Mawas scored for Syria through a penalty kick at the 11th minute of the match while Ahmad al-Saleh scored in the 92nd minute. China scored in the 68th and 75th of the match, SANA reported.

Syrian Dandoun wins a gold medal

Bangkok, (ST) – The Syrian athlete Loris Dandoun won a gold medal for (800 m) race at the Asian Youth Athletics Championship currently held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Dandoun finished the race in (02:14min).


Syria wins a gold and two silver medals at Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships

Ulaanbaatar - The Syrian team for bodybuilding won a gold and two silver medals at the Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships which wrapped up activities at the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar with participation of bodybuilders from 17 countries.

Mohammad Deib Qutait (85 kg) won the gold medal, while Muhannad Rihawi (above 100 kg) and Fadi Asfahani (80 kg) won two silver medals.