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Jordan karate team off to world championships

By JT - Nov 04,2018 - Last updated at Nov 04,2018

AMMAN — Jordan has dispatched a top team to the World Karate Federation World Championships that will be hosted in Madrid from November 6-11, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

The event will welcome over 1,200 fighters representing 139 countries with Jordan sending Abdullah Kraik, Abdulrahman Al Masatfah, Bashar Al Najjar, Mahmoud Al Sajjan, Al Mutasim Khair, Hatim Al Dweik, Fatimah Al Shawabkah, Aseel Al Nuaimi and Huda Jaber.

The team will be coached by Egypt’s Mohammad Ibrahim who said his fighters have trained hard and are ready to make an impact.

Strong performances in Madrid will enhance the Jordanian fighters’ rankings as they bid to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.

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