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Jordan taekwondo fighters surge in world rankings

By JT - Sep 04,2018 - Last updated at Sep 04,2018

AMMAN — Following their recent successes, Jordan’s taekwondo fighters are moving up on the world rankings, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

After winning silver at the latest World Grand Prix round in Moscow, and securing bronze at the Asian Games, Saleh Al Sharabati moved up 10 spots to 25th on the -80kg standings released by the World Taekwondo Federation.

Juliana Al Sadeq climbed seven spots to 23rd after winning bronze in Moscow and a historic gold at the Asian Games. Hamzeh Qattan, a bronze medallist at the Asian Games, moves up to 31, while Olympic gold medallist Ahmad Abu Ghaush, another bronze medal winner in Jakarta, remains fourth missing the Grand Prix event through injury.

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