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Jordan to host United World Wrestling World U-20 Championships

By JT - Aug 07,2023 - Last updated at Aug 07,2023

AMMAN — Jordan is putting the final preparations in place to host the United World Wrestling World U-20 Championships which will be held at the Princess Sumaya Hall in Amman’s Al Hussein Youth City from August 14-20, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) News Service.

The Jordan Wrestling Federation is working around the clock to ensure all of the requirements will be met, having stepped in last month to offer to host the event after it was switched from Poland.

The Federation’s President Mohammad Al Awamleh, said his organising committee was pulling out all of the stops so that the Kingdom is ready to welcome more than 1,000 participants from across the world. Jordan got the nod from the world body after staging a the Asian Championships for Youth and Juniors in July.

The Jordan event will be seeing world titles up for grabs in various weights for both sexes in Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling.

Al Awamleh thanked the vital support provided by the JOC, under the presidency of HRH Prince Feisal, in addition to the Ministry of Youth, represented by its minister, Muhammad Salama Al-Nabulsi, along with the various security authorities, the Public Security Directorate and its Director General Major General, Obaidullah Al-Maaytah.

The role of the local media has also been praised with the organisers recognising the vital role that the coverage will play in positioning the Kingdom as a leading leisure destination.

 

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