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JWF ready to host World U20 Wrestling Championships

By JT - Aug 13,2023 - Last updated at Aug 13,2023

AMMAN — The Jordan Wrestling Federation (JWF) declared at a press conference on Sunday that the Kingdom is ready to host the World U20 Wrestling Championships at Prince Sumaya Hall in Al Hussein Youth City from August 14-20, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

The press conference was attended by the President of the International Wrestling Federation Nenad Lalovic, as well as, JWF President Mohammed Al Awamleh, and JWF Deputy President Abdullah Qatishat.

Awamleh warmly welcomed Lalovic and expressed Jordan’s determination to put an event on for the world of wrestling to be proud of. He also praised the role of the various government and national institutions in coming together to back this national initiative.

Lalovic said he was confident in Jordan’s ability as a host nation and congratulated the Federation on its preparations, while noting that Jordan’s recent successful hosting of the Asian Youth Wrestling Championships has put them in a strong position to welcome the world over the next fortnight.

Qatishat pointed out that the tournament will leave a strong legacy for Jordan through improved facilities as well as the tournament encouraging more Jordanians to take up the sport. More than 1,000 athletes from across the world will be competing at the championships.


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