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Abughaush wins 1st ever Olympic medal for Jordan

Ahmad Abughaush is a Jordanian taekwondo athlete. He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, in the men's 68 kg, where he won the gold medal. 
•    This was Jordan's first ever Olympic medal.
•    Ahmad Abughaush was born in Amman, Jordan. 
•    Abughaush started Taekwondo at a local training center in Amman, his skills qualified him for inclusion in the national team. 
•    In 2010, he participated in the Taekwondo World Championship for juniors that were held in Sharm el-Sheikh, where he was the only Arab athlete to achieve a gold medal. 
•    He participated in a number of championships and was given the best Jordanian athlete award by the Jordan Olympic Committee. 
•    Abugaush took a year off in 2013 after he had suffered a rupture in the Cruciate ligament, he soon returned to training and won gold medals in a number of international championships in 2014
 

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