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Wednesday 22 March 2023

Housing Bank Supports the National Taekwondo Champion Julyana Al Sadeq


Housing Bank has sponsored the Jordanian taekwondo athlete, Julyana Al Sadeq, who has won numerous national and international medals and accomplishments. She is currently ranked first in the global weight classification at 67 kilos, second in the Olympic weight classification at the same weight and topped the International World Taekwondo ranking.

Al Sadeq will be able to complete her preparations for the Summer Olympic Games, which will be held in Paris in 2024, with the support of Housing Bank, which is also a strong supporter of female empowerment and actively encourages their participation in sports. This support is provided in accordance with Housing Bank's social responsibility strategy initiatives that benefit the Jordanian women and sports sectors and within the context of its eagerness to support various Jordanian institutions, teams, clubs, champions, and potential talents.

Housing Bank's sincere support for the champion also expresses its belief in the importance of enabling the Jordanian Taekwondo Federation to enrich its record of achievements, the latest of which was being awarded the title of the best federation in the world by the 2022 International Taekwondo Federation.

Al Sadeq began her taekwondo journey at the age of five and later obtained a bachelor’s degree in physical education from the University of Jordan. During her professional career, the Jordanian athlete won numerous awards and medals, most notably: A gold medal in the 2021 and 2022 Asian Taekwondo Championship, the 2022 Grand Prix in Saudi Arabia, the Taekwondo Championship of the Asian Games 2018 under the weight of 67 kg for women, and the recent win at the ninth edition of the Al-Hassan Taekwondo Championship, which was held in the Prince Hamzah Sport Hall in Al Hussein Youth City, organized by the Taekwondo Federation. She also received a silver medal in the Asian Taekwondo Championship 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City, as well as two bronze medals at the Grand Prix Championships Moscow Tour 2018 and the Islamic Solidarity Games’ Taekwondo competition in Palembang.

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