Jordan at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Jordan competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. Jordanian athletes competed in three sports: athletics, powerlifting and table tennis. Among the competitors was Maha Barghouti, a table tennis player who won Jordan's first Paralympic gold medal at the 2000 Summer Paralympics. The team left for Beijing on September 29.[1]

Jordan at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Jordan.svg
IPC codeJOR
NPCJordan Paralympic Committee
in Beijing
Competitors12 in 3 sports
Medals
Ranked 55th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Jamil Elshebli Athletics Men's Shot Put - F57/58
  Silver Omar Qarada Powerlifting Men's -48 kg
  Bronze Khetam Abuawad
Fatmeh Al-Azzam
Table Tennis Women's Team - Classes 4/5
  Bronze Mu'taz Aljuneidi Powerlifting Men's -75 kg

SportsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Amer Alabbadi F57-58 Shot put 13.29 888 11
Jamil Elshebli F57-58 Shot put 14.28 1064  
Omar Hamadin F55-56 Discus throw 32.59 846 9
Mohammad Yaseen F33-34/52 Discus throw 17.05 913 7

Women's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Tharwh Al Hajaj F57-58 Discus throw 23.05 733 13

PowerliftingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Result Rank
Mu'taz Aljuneidi 75kg 210.0  
Faisal Hammash 56kg 160.0 9
Omar Qarada 48kg 162.5  

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Result Rank
Fatama Allawi 52kg 80.0 7

Table tennisEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Khetam Abuawad Women's singles C5   Bessho (JPN)
W 3-2
  Nardelli (ITA)
W 3-1
  Nir Kistler (USA)
W 3-0
1 Q N/A   Ren G (CHN)
L 0-3
  Zimmerer (GER)
L 0-3
4
Fatmeh Al-Azzam Women's singles C4   Perić (SRB)
L 2-3
  Dolinar (SLO)
W 3-0
  Rozmiej (POL)
W 3-1
2 Did not advance
Maha Al-Bargouti Women's singles C1-2   Lafaye (FRA)
L 1–3
  Khazaei (IRI)
L 2–3
N/A 3 Did not advance
Khetam Abuawad
Fatmeh Al-Azzam
Maha Al-Bargouti
Women's team C4-5 N/A   South Africa (RSA)
W 3-0
  Chinese Taipei (TPE)
W 3-2
  China (CHN)
L 1-3
  Serbia (SRB)
W 3-1
 

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Competing in sports gave me a life: Jordan's first Paralympics gold medalist". Xinhua News Agency. 2008-08-31. Retrieved 2008-08-31.