Barakat wins silver medal in Oman Desert Race

The Syrian expatriate athlete Emad Barakat ranked second and won a silver medal in Oman Desert Race which was held in Oman.

Barakat was born in Damascus 1963. He moved to live in Slovakia 1999 and got the Slovak nationality.

He participated in all international races as a Syrian, and raised the Syrian flag.

It is to be mentioned that Barakat won the World Championship in 2013 Morocco Desert race (250 km) title, the second place in Oman Desert race (165 km) for four times, the fourth place in Austria International Marathon (75 km) and the third place in Marathon races for seven times.