Jordan’s fastest sprinter is getting even faster! Alya Bushnaq has smashed the Kingdom’s fastest time in the women’s 200m by more than half-a-second.
Competing in the Jordan Open Athletics Championships at the Jordan University of Science and Technology in Irbid, the 17-year-old won in a time of 25.06 seconds, 0.60 of a second faster than her previous best set in Poland last year.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Abu Zeinah set a new national record in the Juniors 200m by crossing the line in 22.71 seconds, beating the 2011 time of Abdulrahman Abu Hummus of 22.88.
The championships attracted over 400 athletes and will finished today (Saturday).