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Asian Games medals boost Jordan’s taekwondo rankings

Date : 11 Sep 2018

Amman, Jordan, September 11, 2018: Following their recent successes, Jordan’s taekwondo fighters are moving up in the world rankings.

After winning silver at the latest World Grand Prix round in Moscow, and securing bronze at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia, Saleh Al

Sharabati moved up 10 spots to 25th on the -80kg standings released by the World Taekwondo Federation.

Juliana Al Sadeq climbs seven spots to 23 after winning bronze in Moscow and an historic gold at the Asian Games.

Hamzeh Qattan, a bronze medallist at the Asian Games, moves up to 31, while Rio Olympic gold medallist Ahmad Abu Ghaush, another bronze medal-winner in Jakarta, remains fourth, having missed the Grand Prix event through injury.

Source: www.joc.jo

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