JORDAN SET TO ANNOUNCE OLYMPIC TEAM ON TUESDAY
Jul 26, 2016
Jordan will announce its team to compete at the Olympic Games from August 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, it was confirmed last night.
Speaking at the monthly Board Meeting for the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC), attended by HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, President, chef de mission Nadin Dawani presented her final plans with the participants departing on July 29.
It was also confirmed that heavyweight boxer Hussein Ishaiash will carry the Jordan flag at the Opening Ceremony.
During the meeting, the JOC confirmed its support of the Paralympic team who will compete in Rio de Janiero in September with the participation of 10 athletes across three sports.
Meanwhile, plans were presented for the new National Teams Centre which the JOC will create to help national teams prepare for competitions.