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More gold for Jordan at West Asian Championships

By JT - Jul 12,2018 - Last updated at Jul 12,2018

AMMAN — All-rounder Zain Abdeen has won gold for Jordan at the third West Asian Athletics Championships being hosted at the Amman International Stadium, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service. Abdeen clinched the women’s Heptathlon after collecting 3,727 points, followed by Kuwait’s Nadia Al Haqan and Jari Farhan.

This is the second gold for Jordan following Mohammad Al Buhairi’s High Jump gold earlier in the tournament. Jordanian athletes have also added four silver medals to date through Baker Habahbeh (110m hurdles), Ashraf Malkawi (long jump), Shamma Arsheed (javelin) and Nareen Sako (high jump).

Another nine bronze medals have been won by Taima Jafar (long jump), Aliya Bushnaq (400m), Haneen Bakkar (shot put), Muath Turki (110m hurdles), Awwad Al Shorafat (1500m), Ahmmad Al Hawafzah (hammer), Hassan Al Daja (3000 steeplechase) and Nahed Al Rawashdeh (javelin). Bahrain lead the Medals Table following the fourth day of the competition with 17 medals.

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