JORDAN FIFTH IN WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES TAEKWONDO
Jul 14, 2015
A day after Ahmad Abu Ghoush finished fifth in the 68kg category at the World University Summer Games in South Korea, Jordan secured fifth overall in the taekwondo team event.
Victories over Iran and Chinese Taipei saw Jordan reach the quarter finals before they lost to eventual gold medalists South Korea.
The Jordan team consisted of fighters from several universities and included Majid Asfour, Anas Adarbeh, Zeid Abu Zeid and Mahmoud Abu Shoaib.
The World University Games is one of the biggest multi-sport events and welcomes more than 5,000 athletes competing in 21 sports.