Jordan at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Jordan at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of Jordan.svg
IOC codeJOR
NOCJordan Olympic Committee
Websitewww.joc.jo (in English and Arabic)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors14 in 8 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Julyana Al-Sadeq
Zeyad Ishaish
Flag bearer (closing)Abdelrahman Al-Masatfa
Medals
Ranked 74th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Jordan competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place during the summer of 2020, the Games were postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[1] It was the nation's 11th consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Saleh El-Sharabaty Taekwondo Men's 80 kg 26 July
 Bronze Abdelrahman Al-Masatfa Karate Men's 67 kg 5 August

Competitors

The following is a list of the number of Jordanian competitors in the Games.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 0 1 1
Boxing 5 0 5
Equestrian 1 0 1
Judo 1 0 1
Karate 1 0 1
Shooting 0 1 1
Taekwondo 1 1 2
Swimming 1 1 2
Total 10 4 14

Athletics

Jordan received universality slots from IAAF to send two athletes (one male and one female) to the Olympics.[2]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Aliya Boshnak Women's 400 m DSQ Did not advance

Boxing

Jordan entered five male boxers into the Olympic tournament. Rio 2016 Olympians Obada Al-Kasbeh (men's lightweight), Hussein Ishaish (men's super heavyweight) and his brother Zeyad (men's welterweight), along with two other rookies (Al-Wadi and Al-Hindawi), secured the spots on the Jordanian squad by advancing to the semifinal match of their respective weight divisions at the 2020 Asia & Oceania Qualification Tournament in Amman.[3][4]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mohammad Al-Wadi Men's featherweight  Ávila (COL)
L 0–5
Did not advance
Obada Al-Kasbeh Men's lightweight  Asanau (BLR)
L 0–5
Did not advance
Zeyad Ishaish Men's welterweight Bye  Clair (MRI)
L 2–3
Did not advance
Odai Al-Hindawi Men's light heavyweight  Plantić (CRO)
L 2–3
Did not advance
Hussein Ishaish Men's heavyweight Bye  Castillo (ECU)
W 4–0
 Teixeira (BRA)
L 1–4
Did not advance

Equestrian

Jordan entered one jumping rider into the Olympic competition by finishing in the top two, outside the group selection, of the individual FEI Olympic Rankings for Group F (Africa and Middle East), marking the country's recurrence to the sport after an eight-year absence.[5]

Jumping

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Time Rank
Ibrahim Bisharat Blushing Individual Retired Did not advance

Judo

Jordan entered one male judoka into the Olympic tournament based on the International Judo Federation Olympics Individual Ranking.[6]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Younis Eyal Slman Men's −73 kg  Çiloğlu (TUR)
L 00–10
Did not advance

Karate

Jordan entered one karateka into the inaugural Olympic tournament. Abdelrahman Al-Masatfa qualified directly for the men's kumite 67 kg category by finishing second in the final pool round at the 2021 World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Paris, France.[7]

Athlete Event Group stage Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Abdelrahman Al-Masatfa Men's −67 kg  Kalniņš (LAT)
W 8–3
 Da Costa (FRA)
W 7–4
 Derafshipour (EOR)
W 3–0
 Madera (VEN)
W 4–1
1 Q  Şamdan (TUR)
L 0–2
Did not advance 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)

Shooting

Jordan granted an invitation from ISSF to send Asma Abu Rabee in the women's 10M Air Pistol to the Olympics, as long as the minimum qualifying score (MQS) was fulfilled by June 6, 2021, marking the country's return to the sport for the first time since Sydney 2000.[8]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Asma Abu Rabee 10 m air pistol 559 44 Did not advance

Swimming

Jordan received a universality invitation from FINA to send two top-ranked swimmers (one per gender) in their respective individual events to the Olympics, based on the FINA Points System of June 28, 2021.

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Amro Al-Wir Men's 100 m breaststroke 1:02.17 41 Did not advance
Men's 200 m breaststroke 2:12.61 26 Did not advance
Talita Baqlah Women's 50 m freestyle 26.49 =45 Did not advance

Taekwondo

Jordan entered two athletes into the taekwondo competition at the Games. Saleh El-Sharabaty (men's 80 kg) and reigning Asian Games champion Julyana Al-Sadeq (women's 67 kg) secured the spots on the Jordanian taekwondo squad with a top two finish each in their respective weight classes at the 2021 Asian Qualification Tournament in Amman.[9]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Saleh El-Sharabaty Men's −80 kg  Ordemann (NOR)
W 5–4
 Mahboubi (MAR)
W 17–15
 Rafalovich (UZB)
W 13–11
Bye  Khramtsov (ROC)
L 9–20
2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Julyana Al-Sadeq Women's −67 kg  Titoneli (BRA)
L 9–9SUP
Did not advance

References

  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". Olympics. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Road to Olympic Games 2020". World Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Boxing Olympic Qualification: The Key Takeaways From Amman". Olympic Channel. 12 March 2020. Retrieved 12 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Five-star Jordan take Olympic qualifiers by storm". The Jordan Times. 9 March 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Tokyo 2020 team and individual quota places confirmed by FEI". FEI. 17 February 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  6. ^ "IJF.org – International Judo Federation". www.ijf.org.
  7. ^ "Karatekas from 21 countries win Olympic tickets at ParisKarate2021". World Karate Federation. 13 June 2021. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  8. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 15 June 2021. Retrieved 15 June 2021.
  9. ^ "Chinese Taipei come out on top on day 1 of Asian Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020". World Taekwondo. 21 May 2021. Retrieved 22 May 2021.


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