OLYMPIC HOPEFUL IN FINE FORM
Jordan’s Olympic qualifier and recently confirmed World No 1, Ziad Ishaish, has shown he is in fine form after reaching the quarter-finals of the Ukraine International Championship in Kiev.
Ishaish showed why is the top fighter in the -69kg weight in beating Kazakhstan’s Meras Artakov in his first fight, followed by Yoldcheve Gavlonbeck from Uzbekistan.
The 23-year-old will meet The host nation’s Zakaria Galigove in the last eight.
Fellow Olympic qualifier, Udai Hindawi, lost his quarter-final fight to Ukraine’s Karlamove Valiri in the -81kg category.
Ziad’s older brother, Hussein, will launch his campaign on Friday in the 91kg division while Ahmad Tu’aimat will compete Thursday in the +91kg competition.