Syria’s Olympic football team qualifies for 16th round of Asian Games

Jakarta - Syria’s Olympic football team qualified for the 16th round of the Asian Games currently in Indonesia after beating East Timor 5-2 in the third and final round of the group stage, SANA reported.

Zakaria Hanan, Mahmoud Al Bahar, Abdul Hadi Shalha and Kamel Kawayeh scored Syria’s goals.

The Syrian team’s qualifying came after it ranked second in Group 3 with 6 points, following China which took the lead with 9 points. UAE came off third with 3 points and East Timor fourth with nil points.

Syria beats UAE 1-0

Jakarta - Syria’s Olympic Football Team won 1-0 against his UAE counterpart within the first round of the Group C competitions at the Asian Games in Indonesia.

Barakat scored the only goal in the match which was held at the Jalak Harupat Stadium in Indonesian city of Soreang.

Group C includes also teams of China and East Timor.

The Syrian team will meet his Chinese counterpart on Thursday and will also meet East Timor on August 20.


Syrian Ghazal wins bronze medal in high jump

Paris – Syrian athlete Majd Eddin Ghazal won the bronze medal in high jump competition at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco.

Ghazal ranked third as he jumped 227 cm, while his Chinese counterpart ranked second as he jumped 230 cm, and the first place went to the Russian athlete who succeeded to jump 240 cm.

With this achievement Ghazal is qualified to the finals set to be held in Brussels.


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.