|Now that there are still 3 days for the opening of the 30th Summer Olympic Games London 2012, where all the athletes from around the globe are coming to compete with Peace, Loyalty and Respect, raising the flag of their nation, preparing for that moment months and years ago.. For some of them, they waited this moment all their life just to be part of "The Biggest Event", when others are dreaming of being legends and are counting their medals to go into history. Between the two categories held the one who is searching for the glory, searching for that unique medal to come. These are the Olympics; they are about Dreaming Believing and Achieving it.
For Lebanon, since the Bronze medal of Hassan Bechara in the Men's Greco-Roman super heavyweight (Wrestling) at the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, we didn't win any Olympic medal. Today, 11 Lebanese athletes in 8 different games will fight for the fifth Olympic medal for Lebanon and maybe the 1st Gold! In Helsinki 1952, Zakaria Chihab and Khalil Taha won the first 2 Olympic medals for Lebanon! Zakaria won Silver in the Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight (Wrestling), and Khalil won the bronze in Men's Greco-Roman welterweight (Wrestling). 20 years later, the Great Mohamad Traboulsi won the 3rd Olympic medal for Lebanon in Men'
Read more »
Category: News |
Views: 2452 |