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Jordan shine in final day of Arab fencing

By JT - May 10,2017 - Last updated at May 10,2017

AMMAN — There was one last medals rush for Jordan who performed well on the final day of the Arab Juniors Fencing Championships hosted by the Kingdom’s federation at Princess Sumaya Hall in Al Hussein Sport City, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

The team events took centre stage with the females winning gold in the Epee weapon, beating Lebanon in the final with both Palestine and the UAE settling for bronze.

The Cadet female team also took gold in the Foil weapon, beating the UAE, while Lebanon took third. 

In the male Foil event, Jordan lost to Kuwait in the final, while Iraq and the UAE shared third. The male Cadet team took bronze in the Sabre behind Iraq, and Kuwait who took gold.  Jordan settled for second behind Kuwait in the final medals standings, while Iraq took third.

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