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Jordan ends campaign with four medals

By JT - Oct 07,2014 - Last updated at Oct 07,2014

AMMAN — A strong finish to Team Jordan’s Asian Games campaign ensured the delegation returned to Amman with two silver and two bronze medals, according to a statement from the Jordan Olympic Committee. And it was the boxing team that stole the show with no less than three medals, including a silver for Odai Al Hindawi in the hugely competitive middleweight category. Team captain and former Olympian Ihab Al Matbouli finished with a bronze medal in the heavyweight section, while young up and comer Obada Al Kasbeh claimed bronze in the lightweight division. Joining the boxers on the medal trail was karate’s Abdulrahman Al Masatfah, who won a silver in the -60kg category. Jordan attended the games in Incheon, South Korea, with a record delegation of 156 athletes, officials and coaches who competed across 12 sports. The conduct of the delegation was widely praised by officials from both the host city and the Olympic Council of Asia.

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