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Jordan finish Youth Olympics with a bronze

By JT - Oct 20,2018 - Last updated at Oct 20,2018

AMMAN — Jordan has completed its competition at the 3rd Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a bronze medal, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

The final member of the delegation, Karate youngster, Abdullah Hammad, narrowly missed out on the later stages of the -61kg competition.

Hammad beat the host nation’s Roderigo Tello in his frst fight, before losing to Former Yugoslav Republic of  Macedonia’s Vesle Faheek and drawing with Saudi Arabia’s Mohammad Al Ossairi.

He finished third in his four-man group behind Al Ossairi and Faheek who went through. A record number of Jordanians, 12,  qualified for the games with taekwondo’s Zaid Mustafa bringing home the bronze medal.

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