With the Al Hassan International Taekwondo Championships set to officially launch on Friday in Amman, Palestine have impressed at the curtain raiser held on Thursday.
Taking place in Prince Hamzeh Hall and attended by HRH Princess Zeina Al Rashid, the youngsters aged between 6-8 and 9-11 put on a gripping day of Thursday action with Palestine leading the way with five gold medals, one silver and one bronze.
Fighters from Markaz Nojoom Al Ordon won four golds and two bronzes.
Tomorrow, the official opening ceremony will be held when the seniors take centre stage with Jordan’s Ahmad Abu Ghaush one of star attractions among the 1,200 fighters from 33 countries taking part.
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