Saudi Arabia trio win medals at Taekwondo tournament in Jordan

Saudi Arabia trio win medals at Taekwondo tournament in Jordan
Abdullah Al-Zaaki, Hamad Mabrouk and Majed Mabrouk celebrate their medal success. (@AlShababSaudiFC)
Updated 08 July 2018

Saudi Arabia trio win medals at Taekwondo tournament in Jordan

Saudi Arabia trio win medals at Taekwondo tournament in Jordan

LONDON: Three Saudi Arabia fighters have won bronze medals at the El Hassan Cup International Open in Jordan.
Abdullah Al-Zaaki finished third in the over 87kg section, Hamad Mabrouk claimed bronze in the over 63kg category while Majed Mabrouk completed the medal haul in the 80kg section.
Faleh Al-Shahrani, the Head of the Olympic delegation, congratulated the management team, particularly Ahmad Al-Akeel, for the success in Al-Hussein Youth City and felt it bodes well for the Asian Games next month in Indonesia.
The Jordanian Taekwondo team’s coach, Faris Al Assaf, who also coached Olympic gold medalist Ahmad Abu Ghaush, described the event, which attracted more than 1,000 participants, as “the toughest in Asia,”
Saudi Arabia team coach Fahed Al-Dwesan praised the Jordanian team athletes, saying that Jordan is “one of the strongest Taekwondo nations in Asia.”