Athletics is on the up in Jordan, underlined by the participation of more than 300 athletes in the Cross Country Championship held at Al Fardkh Club in Ma'aan.
The event was celebrating the birthday HM King Abdullah II and was held under the patronage of the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) Secretary General, Nasser Majali.
The event manager, Rafeeq Hamoudeh, said that the championship was being held to uncover fresh talents who can represent the country at future events.
“There were some impressive runners taking part today, and the top eight from each age category will be prepared for the Arab Cross Country Championship that will be hosted in Jordan next month,” he said.
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