Judo star Ibrahim Khalaf took a huge step towards qualifying to the Olympic Games this summer by winning bronze at the Asian Judo Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
The 90kg fighter enhanced his world ranking by 160 points in the process to move up to 57, and with two Olympic tournaments remaining he has a great opportunity to qualify through the Asian allocation.
Those tournaments take place in May in Azerbaijan (6-8), and Kazakhstan (13-15). The final list of those qualified through will be released on May 31.
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