Underscoring her position as Asia's top-ranked athlete, Salwa Naser added two more gold to her hefty medal haul this week to highlight the final day of the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha on Wednesday (24).
Syrian high jumper Majd Eddin Ghazal has enjoyed an outstanding 2017 season which included a World Championships bronze medal and gold at the Asian Indoor Games. The 30-year-old says that battling severe anaemia at the 2016 Rio Olympics was one of his most difficult experiences.
World bronze medallist Majd Eddin Ghazal headed to Ashgabat as one of the overwhelming gold medal favourites at the Asian Indoor Games, but half way through the high jump final on Wednesday (20) it looked as though the Syrian wouldn’t even make it on to the podium, let alone top it.
Syria’s Majd Eddin Ghazal stole the limelight from more established stars when he set a world lead at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing’s national stadium on Wednesday (18).