Asian Games: Gold for Cambodia by Californian born in Texas

Jakarta, Indonesia – At 16, Jessa Khan has already won a stack of gold medals at state, regional and international competitions. But these are nothing to match her gold medal in jiu-jitsu at the Asian Games.

She won for Cambodia, thrilling for a young woman who was born in Texas, lives in southern California and was competing for the birthplace of her father.

“I won a lot of gold medals before, but this one was very special,” she said in an interview Sunday with the Associated Press.

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