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Jordanian brothers take golds home at Arab Boxing Championship

By JT - Apr 09,2018 - Last updated at Apr 09,2018

AMMAN — Jordan’s Olympic boxer Hussein Ishaish and his brother Ziad took gold medals at the Arab Boxing Championships in Sudan.

Hussein, who reached the 2016 Olympic quarter-finals, won the +91kg heavyweight division after beating a Moroccan fighter in the final, according to a statement by the Jordan Olympic Committee.

His younger brother followed his lead by taking the 69kg title after beating Tunisia’s Tebaj Ahmad in the final. The team added three bronze medals through Ghassan Al Kesbeh, Yousef Ishaish and Udai Hindawi, the statement added.

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