More Asian medals are on their way back to Jordan after another gold and silver were won at the Asian and Oceania Powerlifting Championships taking place in the South Korean city of Pyeongtaek. Abdul Karim Khattab added Jordan’s latest gold medal, while Asmaa Issa won a silver. Tokyo Olympics gold medallist and world champion Khattab continued his domination of the -88kg weight category by lifting an incredible 241kg. For her part, Issa’s silver in the -79kg weight came with a mighty lift of 126kg. These latest medals mean that Jordan depart with a wonderful haul of six medals, including two gold, three silver and one bronze. The event welcomed 231 players from 33 countries.
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