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Report24 Apr 2019

Naser completes 200m/400m double as Asian Championships conclude in Doha

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).

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Series09 Oct 2017

My greatest challenge – Majd Eddin Ghazal

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.

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Report20 Sep 2017

Ghazal grabs Asian Indoor Games high jump gold with Games record

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.

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Feature11 Aug 2016

Ghazal’s long road from Damascus to Rio

Talking about his home country does not come easy for Syrian high jumper Majd Eddin Ghazal. The memories are simply too raw and too painful.

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Report18 May 2016

Ghazal surprises with high jump world lead in Beijing

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).

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