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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 10 December 2018

Jordan gold medallist Ahmad Abughaush arrives home – in pictures

Jordan’s first Olympic champion, taekwondo gold medal winner Ahmad Abughaush, has returned home to a royal welcome. The 20-year-old was greeted by three princes, his family and a cheering crowd late on Tuesday at the kingdom’s main airport, after his return from the Rio games. Abughaush told reporters that he hopes to “uphold this title which I achieved this year, and to win in the upcoming Olympics 2020”.

*Associated Press