Gold, bronze medals for Damascus team in 3rd Arab tournament of special sports

Beirut - Damascus team for special sports of the wheelchair basketball game won the bronze medal in the third Arab tournament currently held in the Lebanese city of Byblos, SANA reported.

The Damascus team beat its Lebanese counterpart  34/32, while the Iraqi team won the gold medal after defeating  Jordan 56/18 points.

Damascus team included players  Yazan Safia, Rami Mubarak, Laith Al-Mubaid, Ali Karem, Majed Al-Munajjid, Samer Sawan, Abdul-Aziz Sawan and Adel Al-Masri.

In the ping pong game Player of our team Khaled Mohieddin won the gold medal and the bronze one went to Ammar Kholousi.

Wheelchair basketball is a sport played primarily by people with physical disabilities.

Syria gains two bronze at IFBB World Bodybuilding Championships, Benidorm

Madrid - Syria’s bodybuilding team won two bronze medals at the 72nd International Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (IFBB) World Bodybuilding Championships, Benidorm, SANA reported.

The first bronze medal was won by athlete Khaled Baira in 100 kg category and the second one went to athlete Assem al-Attar for over-100 kg category. Athlete Rami Aqil ranked 6th in the classic physique.

The Championships will conclude activities in the Spanish Capital, Madrid, on Monday.

Syria wins 9 medals in Muay Thai World Championship

Beirut – Syria’s kickboxing team has won nine medals; 3 gold, 5 silver, and one bronze, at the Muay Thai World Champion, which is currently being held in Beirut, Lebanon, SANA reported.

The gold medals were won by Ali al-Jaghal in the 75 kg category, Imad Abu Hamdan in the 81 kg category, and Iyas Najm in the 85 kg category.

Three of the silver medals went to Ahmad Shaker in the 51 kg category, Ameen al-Saleh in the 71 kg category, Osama Daoud in the 75 kg category.

In the U18 competitions, Ahmad Mohammed Hassan won a silver medal in the 42 kg category, while in the women’s competitions Khitam Zahreddin won silver in the 57 kg category.

Obai Essa won the bronze medal in 75 kg category.

Syria wins two gold medals in Kickboxing games of Algeria

Algiers - Syrian national kickboxing team won two gold medals at the Arab 10th championship currently held in Algeria.

Syrian Said gained the gold medal of the open weight, over (91 KG), while Syrian Ahmad achieved the gold medal over (45 KG).

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Syria qualifies for semifinals of 2018 FIBA Under-18 Women’s Asian Championship

New Delhi – Syria’s U18 women’s basketball team qualified for the semifinals of the 2018 FIBA Under-18 Women’s Asian Championship currently being held in the Indian city of Bangalore, SANA reported.

The qualification came after beating the Samoan team 44-37.

The Syrian team has already beaten the Kazakhstani and Hong Kong teams within the Group B matches of the championship, which put Syria in the lead of the group with 6 points from 3 wins.