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Olympics Taekwondo: Afghanistan Hero Rohullah Nikpai Wins Bronze


Afghanistan taekwondo hero Rohullah Nikpai matched his achievement at the Beijing Olympics winning bronze in the mens -68kg category at London 2012.

Nikpai overcame Britains Martin Stamper 5-3 in the bronze medal match.

 The 25-year-old became a national hero after winning Afghanistans first ever Olympic medal four years ago.

Of course, getting a medal is very important to all the countries in the world but especially for Afghanistan, Nikpai said.

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He lost out to Irans Mohammad Bagheri Motamed in the quarter-finals in London but took advantage of a second chance through the repechage.

He beat David Boui of the Central African Republic 14-2 before beating Stamper in the semi-final.

Nikpai was greeted by thousands at Kabuls Ghazi stadium when he returned from Beijing four years ago.

Source: BBC


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