AL NAJJAR CONTINUES OLYMPIC BID THROUGH WORLD LEAGUE
Jordan’s world-class Karate star Bashar Al Najjar is heading to Leipzig, Germany, to compete in the fifth round of the World Karate League from September 8-10.
The Islamic Games champion is bidding to book a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by competing at the League events to boost his world ranking.
He is seeded four this week and will launch his -67kg campaign on Friday.
The 26 year old won two golds in the 2016 World League in Sharm El-Sheikh and Rabat and a silver at the Dubai round.
The World League attracts more than 1,300 athletes across a number of weight categories representing 87 countries.