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9 medal victory for Libya at Arab Judo Championships

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Libya proved triumphant, winning a total of nine medals at this year’s Arab Judo Championships held in Amman, Jordan, according to The Tripoli Post.

The contest hosted participants from 12 nations in the Middle East and ended on Thursday.

Libyan athletes competed at a high standard and were called to the winner’s podium on 12 occasions, including the nine medal winners and three honors which were also awarded to the judokas.

The contestants were presented with a trophy for being the second nation to win the most medals in the Seniors’ category and a trophy for winning the third largest amount of medals in the Juniors’ events.

Libyan, Walid Aribi, was voted the best junior judoka throughout the championship competition.

The general assembly of the Arab Judo Federation (AJF), which comprises 15 countries, also nominated Nabil Draweel, the general secretary of the Libyan Judo Federation, as the AJF’s technical judo director.