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Jordan’s Momani claims historic Asian bronze

By JT - Apr 22,2019 - Last updated at Apr 22,2019

AMMAN — Musab Al Momani has put himself in the Jordan history books by winning the Kingdom’s first ever discus medal at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service announced.

Momani threw for 58.27 metres, his best this season, to take the bronze medal behind Iranian throwers Behnam Shiri (60.89m) and Ehsan Haddadi,  who won the gold medal with a championship record of 65.95m. The championships run until April 24 and feature more than 1,000 athletes from 43 countries.

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