Omar Qarada wins gold medal at Asian Para Games in Hangzhou

Para weightlifting player, Omar Qarada
Para weightlifting player, Omar Qarada. (Photo: Twitter/X)
AMMAN — The national para weightlifting player, Omar Qarada, achieved the gold medal in the 49kg category at the Asian Para Games (Hangzhou 2022). The fourth edition of the Asian Para Games, hosted by the Chinese city of Hangzhou, commenced on Sunday with an impressive opening ceremony held at the Hangzhou Olympic Stadium.اضافة اعلان

More than 3,000 athletes, representing 44 delegations, are participating in the Asian Para Games (Hangzhou 2022). During the opening ceremony, it was a proud moment for the Jordanian para weightlifting team as Abdul Karim Khattab and Tharwat Al-Hajjaj had the honor of carrying the Jordanian flag, Al Mamlaka TV reported.

The Jordanian delegations participating in the Asian Para Games arrived in Hangzhou, China, the previous Sunday and have been diligently preparing in specialized sports facilities dedicated to the competitions.

Jordan makes its fourth appearance
The Jordanian Para Olympic Committee has made its fourth appearance in the Asian Para Games, amassing a remarkable total of 17 medals in the past three editions, including five gold medals, six silver medals, and six bronze medals.

Jordan's journey in the Asian Games began with the first edition hosted by Hangzhou, China, in 2014, where they secured 5 medals, including three golds and two bronzes. In the second edition hosted by Incheon, South Korea, Jordan's tally rose to 9 medals, comprising one gold, four silver, and four bronze medals. In the most recent edition held in Jakarta, Indonesia, in 2018, the Jordanian delegation clinched three medals, with one gold and two silver medals among them.

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