Jordan Wins 3 Silver, 1 Bronze Medals At International Invictus Games

September 29, 2017
Omar Alshboul of Jordan celebrates his gold medal in Men's Lightweight Powerlifting during the Invictus Games 2017 at the Mattamy Athletics Centre on September 25, 2017 in Toronto, Canada.

Ottawa, Sept.27(Petra) -- Four Jordanian athletes won medals at the "International Invictus Games 2017, " being held in Toronto with the participation of around 550 competitors from 17 countries to compete in a dozen adaptive sports.
Jamal Damrah, has earned a silver medal in the seated shut put and Amani Radaydeh gained a silver medal in wheelchair rally. Also Jihad Ayasrah won a silver medal in standing shut put, while Olfat Zuwaidee won a bronze medal in the wheelchair rally.
Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau, Saturday opened the Invictus Games that inspire recovery, support rehabilitation, and generate a wider understanding and respect of those who serve their country. The games also provide a unique opportunity for people to show support for ill, wounded, and injured soldiers, and their families.
The Invictus Games were created by His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales, as a way to honour these heroes. Eight days of competitions will take place at state-of-the-art sport venues across Toronto.
Petra News Agency
September 27, 2017