Omar Ismail

Palestine Omar Ismail Make History By Qualifying for 2024 paris olympics in Tawekondo

Omar Yaser Ismail made history over the weekend at the Asian Qualifying Tournament in Tai’an, China, becoming the first P@les–tinian taekwondo athlete to earn a ticket to the Olympic Games.
Ismail reached the final of the men’s -58 kg category at the Asian Qualification Tournament in Tai’an, China and claimed the Olympic licence. He also became the first P@les–tinian to qualify directly in an Olympic combat sport.
He defeated opponents from the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia to achieve the historic feat. “Making history; the first P@lest—inian taekwondo player to ever qualify for the Olympic Games. I’m very proud and happy to say to have made it this far,” Ismail wrote on his Instagram profile…..Ismail has won bronze medals at the Cadets and Youth World Championships in 2019 and 2022.
He has been in the senior category since 2022 and competed at the World Championships in 2022 and 2023. He started the year well, winning the Arab Cup in Fujairah and taking bronze at the Turkish Open.