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Zeyad Ashish

Zeyad Ashish

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1998
  • Age: 25
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Despite his young age, he was able to achieve a great achievement in the sport of boxing, to be ranked first in the world in the weight of 71 kilograms earlier this year.

Ziad Ashish, a Jordanian player who came to the top of the world rankings for the second time in the sport of boxing, after achieving many achievements, the latest of which was winning the gold medal in the Golden Belt Championship, which was held in Morocco in early 2023.

Ashish said during his interview with the BBC that he was very happy to be ranked first in the world, saying: "It is a very nice feeling to be ranked first in the world" in this sport.

Ashish referred to the difficulties and challenges he went through while growing up in a Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan, and the difficult financial conditions of his family that pushed him to achieve this global achievement. So he sent me to learn boxing in one of the sports clubs, and with time I found myself in this sport until I fell in love with it and became very attached to it.”

The 24-year-old Ashish noted that the challenges that he and the boxing players face are many, including being careful to avoid injuries, because they affect the player’s career, in addition to the importance of training continuously without interruption because the sport of boxing requires high concentration, especially during the pre-training periods. Participate in any tournament, as described.


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