Rabat – Moroccan martial artist Attaf Mohsin won third place at the International Open Judo Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Mohsin received the bronze medal for the >100 kg weight category of the championship. The martial arts tournament took place from November 15 to 17.
The Moroccan judoka also earned a silver medal at the Copa da Malaysia competition earlier this month.
The 43-year-old judoka told Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) that he is attached to his homeland despite being based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He reaffirms his commitment to Morocco whenever the opportunity arises during the events he attends.
Moroccan martial artists have had a successful month.
Morocco earned six medals at the international Taekwondo competition in Paris from November 15 to 17, with Abdelbasset Wasfi taking home the gold.
In Amman, Jordan, the Moroccan national Judo team won the men’s competition of the 19th Arab Judo Championships. The team won three gold medals, one silver, and one bronze at the event. The tournament took place from November 1 to November 5.
In early November, Morocco’s Achraf Mahboubi earned a bronze medal at the Taekwondo Grand Slam tournament in Wuxi, China. In Palestine, Morocco finished third at the International Taekwondo Open Tournament.
At the Junior World Karate Championships in Santiago, Chile in late October, the Moroccan team earned ten medals: three gold, two silver, and five bronze. The team placed third overall in the championships.