Lebanese Wushu Kung-Fu Delegation with 2 Silvers and 3 Bronzes
24 Mar. 2017 – Team Lebanon went to Antalya from the 18th till the 20th of March in order to take part in the Wushu Kung-Fu Mediterranean Tournament. They achieved great results grabbing 2 silver medals and 3 bronze ones.
In fact, Bahzad Karam and Najwa Issa each won a silver medal. As for Micho Zammar, he grabbed a bronze medal. Patricia Nseir shone and grabbed everyone’s attention by winning 2 bronze medals in Taolou, just 0.01 less than her opponent, Turkish champion.
The other Lebanese players fought really hard, but were unfortunately unable to medal. As a matter of fact, it was the first participation for George Saade in the adult division and he competed against the 3rd in the world. Francois El Rassi, on the other hand, went up against the second in the world.
Warm thanks go to President Georges Nseir, Vice-President Naoum Saade, and Coach Ryan Merheb for their help.
Big congrats to these athletes, way to make us proud!