Markazia honors Olympic champion Ahmed Abu Ghosh A source of pride for the kingdom of Jordan and a real example of exceptional and ambitious young Jordanians

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Published August 30th, 2016 - 05:37 GMT
champion Ahmed Abu Ghosh
champion Ahmed Abu Ghosh

Markazia, the sole distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Hino trucks in Jordan, honoured the Jordanian champion Ahmad Abu Ghosh, who returned to his country with a gold medal after winning in the 68 Kgs taekwondo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Markazia surprised the champ with festivities just outside his house in Amman, giving him a "Toyota Yaris 2016" in recognition of his international accomplishment, which introduced the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the Olympic records with its first official Olympic medal.

Markazia honored Abu Ghosh as a champion and a hero based on its profound faith and commitment to support young Jordanian talents in all fields. The company pays special attention to the younger generations especially since their enthusiasm for growth and success is important and reflects positively on the company's vision and daily operations. Shaden Qandil, Marketing Director at Toyota, handed the hero Abu Ghosh the keys to his new car and wished him a lifetime of success and progress, praising his hard work as a true champion in this year’s Olympics.

The Sales and Marketing Director and Deputy General Manager at Markazia Nadim Haddad congratulated the world champion Ahmed Abu Ghosh, who truly elevated his country’s name. He said: "The achievement of our champion in this year Olympic Games in Rio is a real source of pride for every Jordanian, especially for the younger generations. This young man believed in his dream and worked towards achieving it with tremendous effort and perseverance, which brought him to this global sports achievement. At Markazia, stemming from our faith in the power of youth, we honor this champion and like to send a message through his success to all young men and women out there to take Abu Ghosh as an example. We hope that he can inspire them to chase their dreams and to pursue their ambitions in whatever field they desire. As part of our vision and strategy, we are always keen to provide all the support needed to young talents and to build a genuine partnership with the local community, in order to work hand in hand on the development of our society. "

Ahmed Abu Ghosh’s journey began in 2009, inheriting his love for Taekwondo when he was just a child from his brother the champ Mohammed Abu Ghosh. He was able to prove himself locally, becoming a real star in all national championships. He then started taking part in foreign competitions, regionally and globally, finally crowning his career with gold medal in the 2016 Olympic Games hosted by the Brazilian city of Rio, making a name for himself and his country around the world.

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