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Syrian athlete Majd Eddin Ghazal qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020

Damascus, Syrian high jumper Majd Eddin Ghazal has qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2020 after coming sixth in the world rankings.

Ghazal obtained 1,312 points in the world rankings which was issued by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to rise to the sixth place in the high jumping competition and to qualify along with 32 other players for Tokyo Olympics.

Earlier Syrian equestrian Ahmed Hamshou had qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2020 as Hamshou and Ghazal will represent Syria in the Olympics and other players might also be qualified for the Olympics in other games.

Earlier this year, Ghazal won the gold medal at the Asian Championship and he came in the second place at Rome Diamond League 2019, in addition to ranking first at Bratislava International Forum in Slovakia, and at Diamond League London 2019, while he won the silver medal at Military World Games in China.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency