Raqqa – The Youth and Sports Committee opened the Platinum Gymnasium for physical fitness in the Al-Kasrat area south of the Euphrates River.
It is the second gymnasium in Raqqa and the first gymnasium south of the Euphrates River after the Youth and Sports Committee opened the “Youth Hall for Individual Games” in the municipal stadium, which has attracted a large number of athletes and allocated specific hours for women, it is the largest hall in the city.
18 Sports devices newly equipped prepared for athletes from the city and the gym will be another outlet for young athletes after the events they experienced in the past years of oppression.
The ribbon of the opening ceremony was cut by the co-chair of the Youth and Sports Committee.
The co-chair of the Youth and Sports Committee, Anwar Al-Ahmad, stressed their support for sports halls and young people who aspire to develop sports, saying: “We have contributed by providing support by connecting with other regions to secure a number of devices which were not available in Raqqa. He continued saying: we opened the sports hall to direct the minds of the youth toward the sportive activity and keep them away from bad behaviors which cause damage to society. ”
“After the opening of team games and sports teams in the city, the player needs the physical fitness and exercise that is why we will provide him in the new gym,” said coach Zakaria Al Abdullah. “It will also be a place for amateurs, sports enthusiasts and practitioners.