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Jordan’s Masarwah captures karate gold in Sofia

By JT - May 28,2018 - Last updated at May 28,2018

AMMAN — Hassan Masarwah clinched gold at the Karate Youth League in Sofia, Bulgaria, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

Masarwah took gold in the 63kg categoty after beating Slovenia’s Chris Ahlen, 3-1.

Earlier, he beat Chile’s Freddy Thomas, Italy’s David Denis and in the quarter-final he beat Bosnia’s Gangik Digan before overcoming Macedonia’s Mario Reves to reach the final. The event attracted 1,700 of the best young fighters from across the world.

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