TAEKWONDO BRONZE IN TURKEY
Feb 12, 2018
Youngster Zeid Mustafa has won bronze for Jordan at the Turkey Taekwondo Open Championship in Istanbul, Turkey.
Mustafa lost his semi-final of the -55kg weight to a local fighter after suffering an injury midway through and eventually going down 26-21.
Previously he beat three other fighters from host country to make is way through to the last four. Meanwhile, teammate Mustafa Al Lahham lost in the quarter-final of the -63kg category to Iran's Irvan Mardi 20-17.
Earlier he beat fighters from Moldova, Turkey and Kazakhstan. Today, Rama Abu Al Rub (-55kg), Natali Al Humaidi (-63kg) and Ayshah Al Saddah (-63kg) will launch the women's campaign.
Jordan has entered fighters in the championship to prepare them for the Tunisia Open in April which will be a qualifier for the next Youth Olympic Games that will be held in Buenos Aires in August.