Two gold medals for Jordan at Luxemburg Taekwondo Open Tournament 2018

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Published: 2018-06-18 18:14

Last Updated: 2018-06-18 19:58


Taekwondo champions Natalie Hamidi and Fahed Ammar with Coach Laith Izzat
Taekwondo champions Natalie Hamidi and Fahed Ammar with Coach Laith Izzat
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Jordanian Taekwondo fighters Natalie Hamidi and Fahed Ammar Subeihi dominated their weight categories at the Luxembourg Open 2018 G1 Championship. The International tournament had more than 800 participating athletes from 35 countries.

Natalie Hamidi scored the 63KG gold medal after beating her German opponent Meike Unrau, 4-1. as well as Czech Michaela Razimova, 24-4, and Ukrainian Juliana Lipatova, 9-8.

Fahed Subeihi won the 78KG gold medal against German fighter Nick Freitay, 19-9, after winning German player Abdullah Ciftci, 7-1, and scoring a knockout match against Greek Stvros Milkas.

Taekwondo champions Natalie Hamidi and Fahed Ammar with Coach Laith Izzat

This comes as part of a series of major Taekwondo achievements done by Jordanians players, which also significantly contributes to the international rankings of other national players.

Jordan Taekwondo Federation players were accompanied by Coach Laith Izzat, who is a Taekwondo Champion himself, in order to provide support for the young fighters who will be participating in other international tournaments in the near future.

Natalie Hamidi will participate in Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) which is held in Argentina between October 1 and October 6, 2018.