Jordan at the Olympics
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Jordan at the Olympicsis a history which began in 1980.
The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Jordan is JOR.
History[change | change source]
Teams from Jordan have been in every Summer Olympic Games since. It has never been in the Winter Olympic Games.
As of 2011, no Jordanian athlete has ever won an Olympic medal. In the 1988 Seoul Games, Samer Kamal and Ihsan Abu Sheikha won bronze medals in Taekwondo. As this was Taekwondo's first time in the Olympics it was named a demonstration sport, not an official Olympic event. Ammar Fahed managed to get the third Jordanian bronze medal in Barcelona Olympic games 1992.
The National Olympic Committee for Jordan was formed in 1957 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1963.
Olympic table[change | change source]
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Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Jordan Olympic Committee". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2011-08-08.
- Jordan profile at London2012.com Archived 2012-08-09 at the Wayback Machine