Taekwondo’s Zaid Al-Halawani has won a bronze medal at the WT World Championship, in the Mexican city of Guadalajara.
Al-Halawani’s bronze came in the in under-63 kg competition, after winning three fights and losing in the fourth fight in the semi-final round.
Al-Halawani began his campaign by defeating the refugee team player, Ehsan Najibzadeh, 2-0. In the round of 16, Al-Halawani managed to defeat the Ukrainian player, Volodymyr Bystrov, with a score of 2-1, and then he continued in the last eight with a win over French player Suleiman 2-1.
He eventually lost in the semi-final to China’s Liang. T
his is the seventh medal that Jordan have won in the history of the Taekwondo World Championships, which have included two silver and five bronze medals.