Dina Pouryounes Langeroudi

IOC Refugee Olympic Team ROT

Taekwondo

  • Year of Birth
    1992

Biography

Dina Pouryounes Langeroudi

Dina was forced to flee Iran in 2015, but continues to pursue her sporting career as a taekwondo athlete in her new home in The Netherlands. Dina has racked up an impressive amount of 34 world ranking medals since she began competing in 2015.

She was the silver medallist at the European Senior Championships in 2018 in Kazan. She was the winner of the Turkish Open 2017 and 2018 and the winner of the Dutch Open 2018 and 2019, two of the toughest ranking tournaments in the world.

She won three silver medals in 2020 at world ranking tournaments: Fujaiarah Open, Helsingborg Open and the Dutch Open. She is number 4 in the world ranking as of June 2021. She says sport is essential for her physical and mental health.