One win, five losses so far in AIBA tournament

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AMMAN — The national team continues to pave its path through the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship in Kielce, Poland.

The squad has only scored a single win so far thanks to Anas Al-Saadi’s victory over his Emirati opponent, Haydar Nahyan in the (79kg) weight groupاضافة اعلان
The national team has however sustained six losses.

Jordan’s Fahad Ali lost to Colombia’s Jose Valdez Jimenez with a score of (5-0) in the 56kg weight group. Huthaifa Eshish lost to the Turkish Sehzade Saymaz in the 52kg group, Hanan Al-Ayad lost to her Finnish counterpart, Phila Kaivo-oja, with a score of (5-0) in the 51kg group, Turki Al-Rawashed lost to Kazakhstan’s Madi Amirov in the 91kg group, whereas Selena Al-Hasanat lost to the Thai Yodwaree Thipsatcha in the 48kg weight group.   

Jordanian Rashed Al-Swaisat lost to the Estonian Anton Winogradow by knockout, which required civil defense to transfer him to a hospital for emergency surgery, according to an AIBA statement.

“The health and comfort of athletes is the center of our attention. Our focus now is Rashed, his teammates and all the tournament competitors at this difficult time. Rashed is receiving specialized treatment and we wish him well.”

The Jordan Olympic Committee will coordinate with the Jordanian and international boxing federations and cooperate with the Foreign Ministry and Jordanian embassy in Germany to monitor his  health situation, according to the AIBA statement.

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