MAJD EDDIN GHAZAL (SYR – High Jump)
The second Syrian medalist from the Athletic World Championships (Bronze medal in London 2017) altogether with the heptathlon athlete, Ghade Shouaa, has already competed in Samorin (in 2017 – 2nd with performance 224 cm). He is the Asian Champion of 2019, finishing seventh at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In the past, during years 2007 – 2014, he was coached by coaches from the former Soviet Union (Yuri Voloshin from Russia, Belarusian Alexander Kotovich, Vladimir Brigadnyi from Turkmenistan, Russians Viacheslav Voronin and Alexander Purt). During his preparation for the 2012 Olympics, he trained during the Syrian Civil War at Damascus Stadium until it got destroyed by the bombs. His personal best is 236 cm.