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Jordan’s Sharabati gets gold medal in Taekwondo at Egypt tourney

By JT - Feb 26,2018 - Last updated at Feb 26,2018

AMMAN  — Saleh Al Sharabati has clinched gold for Jordan in the G2 International Taekwondo Championships in Cairo, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

Sharabati beat Kazakhstan’s Rakhim Adelkhaove in the final of the -80kg, 15-14, to launch Jordan participation at the tournament with a gold medal.

Earlier he beat Egypt’s Mohammad Mursi, 35-2, and then he beat Austria’s Alexander Radjovek, 15-2, before beating Italy’s to seed Roberto Buta. Meanwhile, his teammate Ruslan Libzo lost early to the fourth seed in the -58kg, Sergi Oksove, of Moldova. Juliana Al Sadeq also lost early, by just one point in the women’s 67kg category, to Italy’s Dalila Diambra.

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