Lattakia, SANA- In the presence of Mrs. Asma al-Assad, the first round of “Wounded of the Homeland” Games was inaugurated on Friday evening at the al-Assad Sports City in Lattakia, with the participation of about 100 athletes of total disabled in various sports, which lasts for five days with Arab and international participation.
Prior to the inauguration celebrations, Mrs. Asma al-Assad met the wounded athletes participating in the competitions of “Wounded of the Homeland” Games.
Mrs. Asma al- Assad said “I am proud of your spirit of challenge, this spirit that made you not to break after injury, it is the spirit that made you continue with the same steadfastness, and it is the spirit that made you overcome all obstacles.”.
She added that the importance of the “Wounded of the Homeland” Games is not only that it is being held for the first time, but because it also consolidates the fact that the wounded are able, and this is not just a slogan, but a reality with your will and solidarity.
Mrs. Asma affirmed that by participating in this tournament, you carried a message of hope and resilience, this is a message that everyone should learn from you.
The inauguration ceremony witnessed dancing show pictures which varied between the national and folkloric feature that embodies the unity and vitality of the Syrian people in addition to the sacrifices of soldiers of the Syrian Arab Army.
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