JORDAN MEDAL COUNT MOVES TO 17
Aug 06, 2015
Jordan has secured 17 medals at the Special Olympics in Los Angeles, which has welcomed 7,000 athletes from around the world.
Sprinter Mohammad Al Qutob took gold in the 100m and another gold went to Rima Abu Zahrah in her Roller Skating 300m competition. A third gold was won by Ghadeer Hassan in the Long Jump.
Al Qutob then took silver in the Shot Put, with further silvers for Areen Abu Suelim (Long Jump), Rima Abu Zahra (Roller Skating 100m), Sawsan Mansour (Roller Skating), Marcil Helmin (Roller Skating), and Hadyah AlEdwan and Njood AlZhuhair (Bocce).
There were also bronze medals for Abu Suelim (100m running), Abu Zahrah (Roller Skating), Mansour (100m running and 100m Roller Skating), Hassan Musleh and Njud AlZuhair (Bocce), and Ahmad Al Zuhaikah and Ma’moun Dwdeen (Tennis doubles).