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Nigara

Nigara SHAHEEN

IOC Refugee Olympic Team
TeamIOC Refugee Olympic Team
JudoJudo
Games Participations1
First Olympic GamesTokyo 2020
Year of Birth1998
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Biography

Born in Afghanistan, Nigara is a judoka competing in the -70kg category. She started practising judo when she was 11, living as a refugee in Peshawar, Pakistan, as practising martial arts was a family tradition.

She is studying international trade at the university in Ekaterinburg, and is aiming to get her master’s degree.

As a member of the IJF Refugee Team, she participated in the Düsseldorf Grand Slam in 2020 and the Kazan Grand Slam in 2021.

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