Powerlifter Abdulkareem Khattab has added a bronze medal to Omar Qaradeh’s silver at the World Powerlifting Championship taking place in Mexico City.
Khattab finished the 80kg competition in third place after lifting a whopping 221kg, just a kilogram away from second place which went to China’s Ghou Zia.
Double Olympic gold medalist Farzeen Majid, from Iran, took gold. Previously, Qaradeh won silver in the -49kg.
Next up for Jordan is former world champion, Mu'taz Al Junaidi, who will compete in the 88kg, while Asmaa Issa will compete in the women’s 73kg category.