Damascus, SANA – Syrian Special Olympics team will participate in the 7th FAZAA International Athletics Competition due to be held in Dubai on February 15th.
Athletes Mohammed Khaled al-Mohammed, Bassam Sousaq, Alaa Abdul-Salam, AbdulHakim al-Bakr, Shadi Issa, Rasha al-Sheikh, Noura Baddour and Natali Elias will take part in the competitions.
The team is currently conducting a training camp at Tishreen Sports Hall in preparation for the competitions with the aim of improving their performance and capabilities.
The Syrian Special Olympics team has made remarkable achievements in 2014. Al-Mohammed earned 5 gold medals in shot put and a silver in javelin in the international championships held in the UAE and China, in addition to winning a gold medal in shot put and a silver in javelin at the Asian Second Paralympics organized in South Korea.
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