A first medal for Afghanistan

21 Aug 2008
IOC News Beijing 2008

Rohullah Nikpai
Rohullah Nikpai gave Afghanistan its first ever medal when he won the Taekwondo men's under 58kg bronze medal in Beijing on Wednesday, 20 August 2008. He is 21 years old.

Nikpai is an Olympic Solidarity scholarship holder benefiting from training possibilities abroad. AFPTV followed the athlete during his preparation for the Beijing Games.

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