Abdullah Sediqi

IOC Refugee Olympic Team ROT

Taekwondo

Biography

Abdullah Sediqi

Abdullah is a taekwondo athlete and became a refugee in 2017, when he was forced to flee Afghanistan, in search of safety. He began practising taekwondo at the age of 8, and achieved a range of impressive tournament results when living in Afghanistan, securing first place at the Open Middle Asia 2011, Bahrein Open G1 2013, and the ILYO Open 2017. Abdullah now lives in Belgium, where he has continued his winning streak, winning first place at the International Brussels Cup 2017 and Tess Cup 2017. More recently, he won silver at the 2019 Spanish Open.