As Jordan prepares to host the Asian/Oceanian Olympic Boxing qualifiers next week, World Taekwondo (WK) announced on Friday morning that the Kingdom has also been chosen as the host nation for their Asian qualifiers for Tokyo 2020.
Amman will host the continental tournament from April 10-12 with qualification places up for grabs for both the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Jordan was chosen after the decision was made to move the tournament from the Chinese city of Wuxi due to concerns over the coronavirus.
Jordan won the opportunity ahead of Iran following an electric ballot among members of the WK Executive Office.
Sixteen fighters will qualify from eight weights, meaning all finalists will book a place for Tokyo 2020.
This is the third qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Olympics to be hosted by Jordan after the West Asian Table Tennis qualifiers, and the boxing qualifiers which run from March 3-11.
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