Syrian gymnast volunteers to train children in opposition areas

The war in Syria has created victims whose dreams and aspirations are often cut short by violence. Al Jazeera followed Ahmed Sawas, a young man from Aleppo, who was Syria's champion in gymnastics and has won many tournaments at the local level.

    The war in Syria has created victims whose dreams and aspirations are often cut short by violence.

    Al Jazeera followed Ahmed Sawas, a young man from Aleppo, who was Syria's champion in gymnastics and has won many tournaments at the local level.

    He now lives in areas under the Syrian opposition, working to employ his sports skills in training children voluntarily, and preparing them physically to qualify for championships at home and abroad.


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