Jordan’s Paralympians are in action today (Thursday) on Day One of the Rio Games, with four athletes launching their bids for medals.
Three table tennis players begin their campaigns, with Osamah Abu Jame'e first up against German Thomas Brushle in the session that starts from 3pm Jordan time.
Former gold medallist Maha Al Barghouthi faces China's Jing Liu in the session that starts at 7pm Jordan time. Later on Khetam Abu Awad meets Mexico's Albor Baredes with that session starting from midnight our time.
Also in action today is powerlifter Omar Qarada who is an outside hope for medals in the 49kg which gets underway from 7pm Jordan time.
The Rio Paralympic Games was launched Wednesday night with a stunning Opening Ceremony and will see the participation of 4,300 athletes from around the world. It will last for 11 days with 528 gold medals up for grabs in 23 sports.
As well as the three table tennis stars, Jordan also has six powerlifters and Belal Yousef who will compete in the 400m track event.