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Zyad Ashesh

Zyad Ashesh

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1998
  • Age: 25
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Ziad Ashish (October 20 - 1998) player of the Jordanian national team for boxing, and he is the brother of the player Hussein Ashish. He began practicing boxing in 2009 in the Jordan Youth Center in Al-Baqaa camp, and joined the ranks of the Jordanian national team in 2014. His first participation with the Jordanian national team was in an international tournament in Turkey in 2014. 2015 and succeeded in 2020 by qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics.

his achievements

Ashish was able to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics after winning the gold medal in the under-69 kg competition in the boxing tournament that qualifies for the Tokyo Olympics for the continents of Asia and Oceania.

In that tournament, Ziyad opened his career by defeating the Australian, Malia Jason, and then won in the quarter-finals against the Samoan player, Marion Faustino, to ensure his qualification for the Tokyo Olympics, and then won in the semi-finals against the first seed, the Asian champion, and the bronze holder of the World Championship 2019 Uzbek Batorov Bobo-Usman In the final, he won the gold in his weight because his Indian opponent, Krishna Vikas, did not climb into the ring due to his injury.

Ziad Ashish also won the bronze medal at the Asian Games in Indonesia in 2018 and was the only Arab boxer to win a medal in that tournament.


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