AL BDOUR WINS SILVER TO QUALIFY TO YOUTH OLYMPICS
Jordan has heralded a new swimming super star who has qualified to the Youth Olympics after winning U17 silver at the Asian Age Group Championships taking place in Uzbekistan.
Mohammed Al Bdour finished second in the 100m freestyle in a time of 51.12 seconds to guarantee his place on the plane to Buenos Aires next summer.
Meanwhile two-time Olympian Talita Baqleh won silver in the U21 50m Butterfly after clocking 28.57.
Teammate Amro Al Wir added another bronze medal for Jordan in the 200m breaststroke after finishing in 2:19.44 which is another new national record.