Syria Wins Two Bronze Medals at Malaysia Open Swimming Championships

DAMASCUS- The Syrian swimmer Ayman Kelziyeh won on Thursday two bronze medals at Malaysia Open Swimming Championships, SANA reported.

Kelziyeh didn’t acquire the required number which qualifies him for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Syria ranks first in equestrian event in Morocco


Rabat, (ST) - 22 equestrians from 18 countries participated in the consolation prize competitions of the 2016 FEI World Jumping Challenge in Morocco.

The Syrian equestrian Humam al-Shehab ranked first and won the consolation prize, which is conducted to those who didn’t qualified for the finals after he passed the competition’s track (12 barriers 125 cm-high, 60.17sec, 0 mis).


Syrian Alaa Abdel-Salam wins gold medal in China


Beijing – Member of the Syrian national team for Special Sports Alaa Abdel-Salam won Gold Medal of Javelin competitions in China by scoring 16,94 meters.

The participation in the Chinese Grand Prix is part of the Syrian Federation’s plan for promoting performance of the National Team players to achieve records that qualify them for RIO 2016 Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, next September.


Bayan Jumaa qualifies for Rio de Janeiro Olympics


Moscow – Syrian Swimmer Bayan Jumaa qualified to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (5-21 Aug) after she won in a 50 meters freestyle race, achieving the qualifying number of 26.13 seconds at Russia Swimming Championships.


Syria wins silver medal in Triathlon Asian Cup


Manila – Mohammad al-Sabbagh won a silver medal at 2016 Subic Bay ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Philippines.

On Saturday, Ahmad Mardanli and Wisal Saloukheh won two gold medals in junior competitions.