Swimmer Firas Maala wins gold medal at European Masters Championships

Ljubljana-  Facing off against 57 of Europe’s best swimmers, Syrian swimmer Firas Maalla won the gold medal at the 5km open water competition at the European Masters Championships held in Slovenia, SANA reported.

The Syrian swimmer is representing the Russian Federation in this competition after he joined the Russian Kuban Club.

Syria’s Ghazal wins bronze medal in 2018 Asian Games high jump

Jakarta - The Syrian athlete Majd Eddin Ghazal won on Monday a bronze medal in the high jump competition in the 2018 Asian Games currently held in Indonesia, SANA reported.

Ghazal earned the Syrian mission participating in the Asian Games the first medal having jumped 224 cm high, preceded by the Chinese and Korean players who ranked first and second respectively.

Syria qualifies for quarterfinals of Asian Games, Indonesia

Jakarta - Syria’s Olympic football team qualified for the quarterfinals of the Asian Games currently held in Indonesia after beating the Palestinian team 1-0, SANA reported.

Player Ahmed al-Ashqar scored the goal at the 73rd minute.

The Syrian team qualified for the 16th round of the Asian Games after it beat East Timor 5-2 in the third and final round of the C group stage.

Syria’s Olympic football team qualifies for 16th round of Asian Games

Jakarta - Syria’s Olympic football team qualified for the 16th round of the Asian Games currently in Indonesia after beating East Timor 5-2 in the third and final round of the group stage, SANA reported.

Zakaria Hanan, Mahmoud Al Bahar, Abdul Hadi Shalha and Kamel Kawayeh scored Syria’s goals.

The Syrian team’s qualifying came after it ranked second in Group 3 with 6 points, following China which took the lead with 9 points. UAE came off third with 3 points and East Timor fourth with nil points.

Syria beats UAE 1-0

Jakarta - Syria’s Olympic Football Team won 1-0 against his UAE counterpart within the first round of the Group C competitions at the Asian Games in Indonesia.

Barakat scored the only goal in the match which was held at the Jalak Harupat Stadium in Indonesian city of Soreang.

Group C includes also teams of China and East Timor.

The Syrian team will meet his Chinese counterpart on Thursday and will also meet East Timor on August 20.

M.T