Jordan’s Ju Jitsu team has added two more medals to the Kingdom’s tally at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Monday gold medallist Rana Qubbaj added a bronze on Tuesday after reaching the semi-final of the Open Weight where she lost to Mongolia’s Sukar Mangmar.
Teammate Ruba Sayegh also won bronze by reaching the same stage where she also lost to a Mongolian, Ushair Tsug.
On Monday she won bronze in the 62kg weight.
AL BARRI REACHES MUAYTHAI SEMIFINAL
Muaythai’s Mohammad Al Barri has reached the semi-final of the -86kg weight after beating Tahiti’s Linora Bolla.
It means Al Barri is guaranteed at least a bronze and will face Afghanistan’s Hiatola Khairi on Wednesday.
AL SHORAFAT MAKES 1500M FINALS
Middle distance runner Awwad Al Shorafat reached Wednesday’s final of the 1500m in the Indoor Athletics after winning his heat in a time of 3:58.43.
Teammate Hamzeh Al Oshosh missed out after finishing in 4:00.34.
Both Khalil Hanahneh and Abdulrahman Abu Al Hummus missed out in the semi-finals of 60m, while Shareif Al Atawneh finished ninth in the final of the 3000m.
Tomorrow, Awwad Al Shorafat will run in the final of the 1500m, while Haneen Bani Baker will compete in women’s Shot Put and Ahmad Younis will compete in Triple Jump.
STRONG DEBUTS IN CUE SPORTS
The Billiards and Snooker team made a good start.
Ahmad Al Okaili won his first 9-ball match against Pakistan’s Ruslam Krano, while teammate Ahmad Nuaim passed the first round following his 9-0 win over Turkmenistan’s Seridar Mirediove.
TAEKWONDO STARS MISS OUT
In Taekwondo, there were early defeats for Taleen Al Humaidi (-53kg), Anas Al Sadeq (87kg) and Waed Al Turman but they have the chance for success on Werdnesday through Ruslan Al Berzo (-58kg), Razan Zeid and Banna Daraghmeh (both -49kg) and Salah Al Shorbati (-80kg).
FUTSAL LOSE TO IRAN
The Futsal team has lost their second Group D match to favourites Iran 7-3.
They must now beat Tahiti to secure a place in the quarter-final.
3X3 BASKETBALL LAUNCH CAMPAIGN WEDNESDAY
The 3x3 Basketball men team will launch their campaign against Afghanistan on Wednesday in the Group stage. The team will also play against Samoa and Qatar in the coming days for a place in the knock-out rounds.