Syrian Moualla wins golden medal in Russian Masters Swimming Championships

Moscow - Syrian swimmer Firas Moualla gains golden medal in the 2018 Russian Masters Swimming open water Championships held in Anapa city on the Black Sea coast.

Moualla told SANA that winning the 2.5 km race, in which 147 competitors of all categories participated, is a new achievement added to the Syrian swimming achievements.

He pointed out that participation in the Russian championships is a preparatory stage for the European Championships due to be held in Slovenia next September for 3 km and 5 km.


Syria to Participate in 2018 Mediterranean Games

DAMASCUS- Syria will take part in the Mediterranean Games (ICMG) due to be held in the Spanish city of Tarragona from June 22 to July 1.

According to SANA, the Syrian national teams will participate in the competitions of 11 games which are: swimming, athletics, cycling, shooting, triathlon, boxing, judo, wrestling, weightlifting, karate and badminton.

Chairman of the General Sports Federation Muwafaq Jum’a said that this event will be the real test of the national teams ahead of the 18th Asian Games hosted by Indonesia in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang next August.

Syria wins bronze medal at World Military Wrestling Championship

Moscow - Syria’s wrestler Raja al-Karad won the bronze medal for 125 kg category at the World Military Wrestling Championship in Moscow, SANA reported.

In a press statement by Head of Wrestling Federation, Ahmed Jomaa, said that al-Karad is one of the best wrestlers in the world, especially that the category he compete within is always gathered with the world champions.

He added that the bronze medal in the free wrestling is a strong proof of the superiority of Syrian wrestling in international forums.

Syria’s Kickboxing team wins a silver, 10 bronze medals in Asian Championship

Bishkek – With the participation of 27 teams in Kyrgyzstan, Syria’s kickboxing team has won a silver and 10 bronze medals at the Asian Championship.

Wael al-Saeed obtained the silver medal in the Low Kick competition beating Iranian, Korean and Tajik competitors but he lost in the finals against Kyrgyz Champion.

Syria’s swimming team wins a silver, two bronzes in Grand Prix Ostrava 2018

Prague – Syria’s swimming team harvested a silver and two bronze medals in the Grand Prix Ostrava competitions currently held in the Czech Republic, SANA reported.

Swimmer Ayman kalziyeh won a silver medal in the (100m butterfly) and took a bronze in the (200m butterfly) while Omar Abbas captured the bronze medal in (100m freestyle).