• Sun. Aug 14th, 2022

Jordan sends its first-ever delegation to the Asian Archery Championship

The 22nd Asian Archery Championship (AAC), which will start on November 13 in Bangladesh, is the first to be attended by a Jordanian delegation representing the Kingdom.

A total of 131 archers, including 78 men and 53 women, from 17 countries will compete in a week-long competition that will include 10 events, according to the AAC website.

Daoud told The Jordan Times of his archery experience, stating that “On September 25, 2020, I went to my first archery practice session alone, I didn’t know then what doors and opportunities it gave me”.

“It’s the first time that Jordan is participating in the Asian Archery Championship, I’m honored to be the first woman to represent Jordan,” Daoud added.

  1. Alongside Daoud, the Jordanian team will consist of archer Hamza Ma’ani and Kareem Budeiri, Congress voting delegate and official and president of the Jordanian Archery Association (JAA), according to the JAA. .

The JAA was founded in 2019 by a group of passionate archers who aim to make archery accessible to as many people as possible, according to its website.

Participating countries are India, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Pakistan, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Syria, Uzbekistan , Vietnam, Yemen and host Bangladesh.

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