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Jordan’s swimmers prepare for Asian Games with Qatar training camp

25 Jan 2018
Amman, Jordan, January 25, 2018: Some of Jordan’s top swimmers are heading for a winter training camp in Qatar to help them prepare for the busy season ahead. The swimmers will train with the local swimmers and benefit from the warmer weather training as well as access to 50m pools.

The year promises to be an exciting one for Jordan with the Olympic Council of Asia’s 18th Asian Games in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2 and the IOC’s Youth Olympic Games in Argentina in October just two of the major events on the calendar.

They will launch their international participation in April at the Dubai International Swimming Championships. The team travelling to Qatar includes Amro Al Wer, Mohammad Jaber, Seif Hatbeh, Hamzeh Al Basha, Zeiad Al Sal'ous, Lydia Al Safadi, Yasmeen Al Bdour, Denis Qurshah, Lara Aklok and Cynthia Al Susi.

The swimming competition at the 18th Asian Games will be held at the new Aquatic Centre in the Gelora Bung Karno sports complex in downtown Senayan, Jakarta.

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