Syria earns 1 gold, 2 silver, and 4 bronze medals in WAKO Asian Championships

New Delhi, SANA – Syrian athlete Ismail Battih added another medal to the list of achievements made by the Syrian national kickboxing team in the WAKO Asian Championships 2015 currently being held in India, with Battih winning silver for the 86kg K1 division after losing in the final against an opponent from Kazakhstan.

Likewise, Abdelqader Dawajo won silver in the 63kg light contact division after losing to a member of the Iranian team, and with those two medals the total of medals won by the Syrian team rose to 7: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 4 bronze.

Earlier, Battih won the gold medal in the 89kg low kick division after defeating an Indian opponent in the division finals.

The Syrian team consists of Mohammad Najm, Mohammad al-Beda, Mohmmad Kharouki, Ismail Battih, Ahmad Rihawi, and Abdelqader Dawajo. The team recently won a total of 34 medals in the Mediterranean open cup held in Beirut, Lebanon.

Hazem Sabbagh

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