Jordan gears up for first foreign event in two years

Jordan’s Ahmad  Abul Saud
Jordan’s Ahmad Abul Saud. (Photo: Jordan Olympic Committee)
AMMAN — The national gymnastics team will be leaving to Egypt’s capital, Cairo ahead of their appearance at the International Gymnastics Federation’s World Challenge Cup, which will host athletes from 16 countries between June 3 and June 6.اضافة اعلان

Jordan will be one of four Arab nations participating in the championship, alongside Egypt, Morocco and Syria.

“We have provided our gymnasts and coach with the suitable environment to achieve solid results under follow up from HRH Princess Rahma bint Al-Hassan, president of the Jordan Gymnastics Federation,” said Jordan Gymnastics Federation Deputy President and Spokesperson Saleh Al-Ghueiri in remarks to Jordan News.

He continued: This tournament is particularly important to us as its our first after a two-year hiatus from foreign events. It will allow us to determine the standings of our athletes.”

Ghueiri noted that the team has worked hard to to prepare for the Challenge Cup through cooperation with various stakeholders. He noted that the federation has created a similar environment as that of the tournament when training the national team to maximize their prospects of winning.

For his part, head of the gymnastics federation mission and federation board member, Adel Odeh, told Jordan News: “We are optimistic about achieving considerable results in qualifiers.

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