Khattab clinches Para powerlifting gold medal

(Photo: Petra)

AMMAN — Abd Alkareem Khattab clinched a powerlifting gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on Sunday at the 88 kg category, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

According to the Jordanian Paralympic Committee, Khattab has lifted 220 kilograms in the first attempt, in the second he lifted 225, and in the third he lifted 231 kilograms, breaking the Olympic record.

Khattab has a track record of achievements, and he is the world record holder for lifting the weight of 240 kilograms, and the Incheon Paralympic gold in Korea, as well as gold in international championships in Malaysia, Dubai and Hungary.

The Jordanian participation in weightlifting continues on Sunday, with the appearance of the weightlifter Asmaa Issa, at a weight of 79 kilograms, at 10.30 am, the weightlifter Moataz Al-Junaidi, at a weight of 97 kilograms, at 12.30 pm, and Jamil Al-Shubail, weight of 107 kilograms, at 12:30 pm.

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