Syrian Ghazal wins gold medal in China


Beijing -  Syrian athlete Majd-Eddin Ghazal won the gold medal in the high jump in China’s Open Championship within Diamond League and World Challenge competition with a 236 cm jump, and his participation is part of the preparation to participate in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in Brazil 2016.

Last June, Ghazal registered 229 cm jump in Asian Athletics Grand Prix held in Thailand.



Syria’s kickboxing team wins 27 medals in martial arts championship


Beirut – Syria’s kickboxing team achieved good results at the World All Styles Asian Open Championship which was held in Beirut, with the Syrian athletes winning a total of 27 medals; 8 gold, 16 silver, and 3 bronze.

The gold medals were won by Mohammad Hamadi in the 57 kg Muay Thai competition, Huzaifa Mansour in the 55 kg Muay Thai competition, while Yehea Abu Zeid won two gold medals styles competition.

Al-Hussein Qasim won gold in both the 54 kg Muay Thai competition and the Low Kick competition, Ahmad Rihawi won gold in the 51 kg Chinese Boxing (Sanda Style) competition, Ahmad Maqsoumeh won gold in the 60 kg Low Kick competition, and Abdelqader Dawaji won gold in the K1 competition.

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.