Best 10 Moments in Lebanese Sports 2015

28 Dec. 2015 – 2015 was a fruitful year with a large number of Lebanese achievements on the national and international level. Find below, the best 10 moments in 2015:

1. The retirement of the legend of Lebanese Tennis Bassam BEIDAS

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2. Ray BASSIL ranked 5th in the World Shooting Championship! She also won silver at the Asian Championship and Gold at the Arab Championship. She is without any doubt the best shooter in Lebanon.

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3. Silvio CHIHA and Souraya SAGHBINI grabbed gold at the 2015 Singha Asian Championship in Water Ski. Silvio also did a great achievement on the National level which is “Lebanese Through My Eyes”!

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4. The Lebanese Women U17 Football team won the Arab Championship!

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5. Joeshwa “The Baptist” MORTADA and Imad “Caveman” HOYAEK won bronze at the IMMAF World Championships.

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6. Nacif ELIAS won gold at the 2015 Judo World Cup that was held in Uruguay with five consecutive ippon! His 2016 target is to grab an Olympic Medal for Lebanon in Rio 2016 Olympic Games!

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7. Lea OBEID and Sara Joe KORTBAWI won Silver and Bronze respectively at the 1st Youth Asian Championship in Athletics. Lea also set a championship record of 12.22. Both of them won Gold and Silver respectively at the Arab Championship, and Jean Claude ABOU FAYCAL won silver at the Arab championship.

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8. Desert Force was held in Lebanon: After touring around several Arab countries, the mixed martial arts promotion viewed on MBC Action, Desert Force, has finally landed in Lebanon.

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9. 4 NBA Teams came to Lebanon to Scout Wael ARAKJI: the young and talented Lebanese point guard who plays for Al Riyadi Beirut, has been declared eligible for the 2015 NBA Draft.

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10. Roger FEGHALI wins the 2015 Antibes Rally with his teammate Joseph MATAR. He also grabbed the 12th Rally of Lebanon title!

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Congrats and best wishes for 2016!