BUSAN ASIAN GAMES – A PAIR OF BRONZES
Aug 06, 2018
The Jordan Olympic Committee continues with its look back at previous Asian Games as we look ahead to the 18th event in Indonesia.
At the 2002 event in Busan, South Korea, the 14th Games, Jordan sent a delegation of 23 athletes who participated in 12 sports including Swimming, Gymnastic, Athletics, Taekwondo, Fencing, Table Tennis, Boxing, Weightlifting, Squash, Shooting, Wrestling and Karate.
It was the second time that Korea had hosted the Asian Games after the first was held in Seoul back in 1986.
It wasn’t a particularly fruitful event for Jordan, with only two bronze medals won in Taekwondo by Ali Al Asmar and Eyad Al Saifi.
The Kingdom finished 34th from 39 competing countries.