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Asian ju-jitsu gold for Jordan

By JT - Jul 15,2018 - Last updated at Jul 15,2018

AMMAN — Abdulkareem Al Rasheed has clinched gold for Jordan at the Asian Ju-Jitsu Championships being held in Aktau, Kazakhstan, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

Rasheed took gold in the -77kg weight after beating the host nation’s Albert Adeove in the final. Earlier, he beat Chinese Taipei’s Tian Tu, Kazakhstan’s Nurtakano Olzahas and then he beat Mongolia’s Batgia Ekr, before seeing off Hong Kong’s Wi Yen in the semifinal.

The team has also won two bronze medals through Zaid Jarandoka (-94kg) and Yasmeen Al Khateeb (-49kg).

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