Syria wins 2 gold medals in Triathlon Asian Cup


Manila – Ahmad Mardanli and Wisal Saloukheh won two gold medals at 2016 Subic Bay ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in the Philippines.

Triathlon, which is a multiple-stage competition involving swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances, has been a recent sport in Syria.


Syria wins gold at West Asian Junior Athletics Championships


Manama – Inas al-Amoud won the gold medal in the hammer throw competition with a record of 39.55m at the 1st West Asian Junior Athletics Championships, which is being held in Bahrain.

while Syrian Rima Jaafar (triple jump) came in third place and won bronze medal.


Syria wins three medals in West Asian Junior Athletics Championships


Manama – Syria’s national athletics team won three medals in West Asian Junior Athletics Championships held in Bahrain.

Fatima Rayya (3000m steeplechase) and Rima Jaafar (long jump) won 2 silver medals.

Alaa Laila won the bronze medal in 100m hurdles.


Syria in Group 1 of the final round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Kuala Lumpur – Syria’s national football team has been drawn into Group 1 of the final leg of the Asian qualifiers of FIFA World Cup together with the teams of Iran, China, Uzbekistan, South Korea and Qatar.

2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be organized in Russia.

The draw, held at the headquarters of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in Kuala Lumpur Tuesday, slotted teams of Australia, Japan, Iraq, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Thailand in Group 2.

Ayman Kalziyeh wins two bronzes at Thailand Open Swimming Championship

Bangkok – Swimmer Ayman Kalziyeh won two bronze medals at the currently held Thailand Open Swimming Championship.

The Syrian national swimming team’s member earned the two medals in 200 m individual medley and in 200 m butterfly.