From Local to International


The competitive spirit was a noticeable characteristic of the Championship of the Syrian Arab Republic for weightlifting for juniors that took place in Al Fayhaa Sporting City - Damascus on 20 & 21/09/2017.

The first place went to Hama governorate team, the second place to Local Administrative Authority, and the third place went to Homs governorate team; which has also broke the Syrian record of the weight 77 Kg.

The Championship was under the slogan “For the Sake of Our Country”, was organized by the Syrian Arab Weightlifting Federation, and was sponsored by the General Mowafak Jomaa - President of Syrian Olympic Committee - and Syriatel that usually supports such events to assure the Syrian youth capabilities to succeed and raise the Syrian flag in the international events.

It’s worth mentioning that this event included the auditions of the national team, which is currently preparing for the world championship of weightlifting in California from 28/11/2017 till 05/12/2017. The Syrian champion Maan Asaad who is participating in the upcoming championship said that many Arab and foreign countries will participate in the championship, and that he sees it a national duty to win the competition and keep Syria’s name high in the sky.

Syriatel.. Syrian and Proud

Event Date:20-09-2017 to 21-09-2017Visits:929