ASIAN JU-JITSU GOLD FOR JORDAN
Abdulkareem Al Rasheed has clinched gold for Jordan at the Asian Ju-Jitsu Championships being held in Aktau, Kazakhstan.
Al Rasheed took gold in the -77kg weight after beating the host nation’s Albert Adeove in the final.
Earlier, he beat Chinese Taipei’s Tian Tu, Kazakhstan’s Nurtakano Olzahas and then he beat Mongolia’s Batgia Ekr, before seeing off Hong Kong’s Wi Yen in the semi-final.
The team has also won two bronze medals through Zaid Jarandoka (-94kg) and Yasmeen Al Khateeb (-49kg).