Syria gains silver medal at 3rd Mediterranean Wrestling Championship

Algeria, SANA- Syrian player for the Greco-Roman wrestling Abdul Karim al-Hassan won the silver medal of the 66 kg competition in the third Mediterranean Wrestling Championship currently held in Algeria.

During the final match, al-Hassan faced the Algerian champion were they tied 1-1 but the referees decided to give the gold medal to Algeria and the silver one to Syria.

Speaking to SANA, Head of Syrian Wrestling Union Ahmad Jomaa said that al-Hassan participated in the men’s category even though he was born in 1997 and he has surpassed world champions, expecting that the “Syrian team will increase its medals in the championship through our youth and junior players during the next few days.”


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