JORDANIAN FIFTH IN WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES
Jul 13, 2015
Ahmad Abu Ghoush finished fifth in the 68kg category at the World Summer University Games in South Korea.
Abu Ghoush represented Jordan University, and reached the quarter finals after beating Slovenia's Boris Lieskovsky 14-1 and Armenia's Sergy Vardazyan 3-1. He eventually lost to Great Britain’s Christian McNesh.
Also in taekwondo, Anas Al Adarbeh got off to a winning start over Ukraine's Artem Marchenko (14-2), but lost to China's Pan Feng Zhaq in the next round.
Zaid Abu Zaid, representing Science Applied University, lost to Iran's Souroush Ahmade early in the competition, while Malek Bani Ahmad lost his first match against Turkey's Soner Kaya, and Mohammad Khalifah lost to Colombia's Roman Mosquera.
Juliana Al Sadeq won her first match over France's Zwlm Vaundeer 14-4 then lost in the second round to China's Yan Fee Guo in sudden death after they were tied 5-5. Hamed Al Qaisi from Al Al Beit University lost his match with Mexico's Hernandes Vilalon; Lama Saleh also from Al Al Beit lost to Kazakhstan's Fariza Aldargrova.