Syria’s wrestling team harvests 12 medals in Arab Wrestling Championship

Baghdad – Syria’s wrestling team harvested 12 medals in different categories during its participation in the Arab Wrestling Championship which recently wrapped up activities in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, SANA reported.

In Greco-Roman wrestling tournaments, 3 gold medals went to wrestlers: Bahaa al-Nakdali (45 kg category), Mohammed Fidaa al-Asta (60 kg category) and Ali Nshaiwati (92 kg category) while wrestlers Ahmad al-Nakdali and Hamzeh al-Hayek won the bronze medals in in 55 kg and 71 kg categories respectively.

Syria harvests two bronze at Fajr Int’l Taekwando competitions in Tehran

Tehran – Syria’s Taekwando team won two bronze medals at Fajr International Takwando competition currently held in Tehran.

Female Taekwando players Lama Khwandeh and Salma al-Nuqqari obtained the two medals in the women’s 73 kg and 63 kg categories respectively.

In a statement to SANA, Chairman of  the Syrian Taekwando Federation, Sharif Daeraki, underlined the excellent performance of the two players.

Qasioun Club wins two gold and one bronze in Republic Karate Championship

Damascus – Qasioun Karate Club’s female players Lotus Nasser and Zeina Tatin won two gold medals at the Republic Karate Championship while the bronze medal went to player Anas Ramadan, SANA reported.

Head of the Club, Fayez al-Basha hailed the good results achieved by the players being the culmination of hard work and significant efforts exerted by the technical and training staff.

Player of al-Jaish football team martyred, seven injured in rocket shell attack on Damascus

Damascus - The player of al-Jaish football team for the cadet category Samir Mohamed Masoud was martyred and seven other players were injured during training as a result of a terrorist attack with a rocket shell on al-Faihaa Sport City in Damascus.

A source at Damascus Police Command said Saturday that a child was martyred and seven others got injured when terrorists fired a rocket shell on Mazra’a neighborhood in Damascus.

Syrian equestrian qualifies for Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Damascus – Horse rider, Moumen Zendaqi, was qualified on Monday for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), which will be held in the upcoming October in Argentina after the results he achieved in the qualification tournament of Show Jumping, SANA reported.

The tournament has been held for months at Basil al-Assad Equestrian Club in al-Dimas of Damascus Countryside and included more than one round judged in accordance with international criteria.