BOXERS HEAD TO RIO QUALIFIERS
Mar 20, 2016
Jordan’s boxers are on their way to China for their last chance to qualify to the Rio Olympic Games this summer through the Asian route.
The Asian Qualifications are held from March 23 –April 2 and will feature Abdallah Daraghmeh (49kg), Mohammad Abu Jajeh (52kg), Mohammad Al Wadi (56kg), Obadah Al Kisbeh (60kg), Ahmad Darweesh(64kg) Saif Quraish (69kg) Zeyad Oshaish (75kg), Odai Al Hindawi (81kg), Ihab Darweesh (91kg) Hussein Oshaish (above 91kg) and the only female athlete Reem Al Shamari.
The top three in each weight will progress to the Olympic Games, and after this, the final chance to qualify comes at the world qualifiers in Azerbaijan in May.