LOCKDOWN GOLD FOR POWERLIFTER
Powerlifter Abedlalkareem Khatab has clinched a gold medal at the International Powerlifting Championships that were held online by the sport’s governing body.
The Jordan Paralympic Committee nominated both Khattab and Jameel Shebli to participate in the event, which involved the athletes sending footage of their lifts taken by the local federation.
The Jordan Paralympic Committee provided the two athletes with the equipment required at home to participate in the event that was organised to keep athletes active during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Shebli took fifth place in the event.