SILVER FOR JORDAN AT WORLD KICKBOXING CHAMPIONSHIP
Nov 29, 2015
It is almost a shame that November is coming to an end after being one of the most successful months for Jordan sport in living memory.
Udai Abu Hasswah won silver at the World Kickboxing Championships held in Ireland, bringing to four sports that Jordanian athletes have won world medals at over the past month!
The full-contact fighter performed magnificently in beating France’s Julien Come and Spain’s Manuel Sanchez to qualify for the semi-final where beat Slovenia’s David Zold 3-0, one of Udai’s greatest ever performances according to his coach.
In the gold medal match, Udai lost to Russian Danial Borozdin to settle for silver in the 60kg competition.
It completes a memorable month for Jordan with world medals also secured in wushu, karate (both bronze) and jiu jitsu (gold for Lama Qubbaj).