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Syrian athletes train twice as hard for Olympics due to COVID-19 restrictions, sanctions

By Reuters
14 July 2021   |   8:25 am
Syrian weightlifter Maan Asaad and high jumper Majd Eddin Ghazal are preparing to participate in the Tokyo Olympics after a 2 year hiatus from competing internationally because of COVID-19. The lack of international participation has impacted Maan according to his brother and trainer, Qays.

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