Jordan Wrestling Federation has run the rule over the latest crop of talent coming through at the Caucasus Freestyle Wrestling Championship which attracted 36 wrestlers across different weight to the Al Ahli Club. The tournament produced a high calibre of competition with wrestlers the Maidan, Tulam, Al-Jeel, Gladiator and Al-Qawqazy clubs taking part. Eng. Abdullah Qutaishat, Vice President of the Jordan Wrestling Federation, highlighted the importance of holding the tournament in promoting the sport amongst different sectors of Jordanian society and identifying new athletes for the national team set-up. Qutaishat added: “The Jordan Wrestling Federation encourages all of the clubs to organise and participate in these tournaments, which contribute to the development of the sport.” For his part, Abdullah Belto, Director of the Caucasus Championship, indicated that this second edition of the championship showed a huge improvement in the quality of the competition, as well as greater numbers of participants and clubs. “We always seek to raise and develop the sport of Wrestling in Jordan, and this is the joint role that clubs play with the Jordanian Wrestling Federation,” he said. “Together, we look forward to organising more tournaments in order to encourage players to raise their abilities as well as to attract new players to this sport.”
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