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Afghan Taek-wondo athlete Rohullah Nikpa wins bronze medal

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Afghan Taekwondo athlete Rohullah Nikpa achieved the first Olympics medal for Afghanistan on Thursday night by defeating his three rivals and losing one match.

Rohullah Nikpa managed to achieve Bronze medal by competing in Men’s 68 Kg championship in London Olympics 2012.

He defeated his first rival from Poland by 12/5 however he lost his second match with his Iranian rival Mohammad Baqeri Motamed.

In his third match he managed to defeat his rival from Central African Republic by 14/2 and in his last match with his English rival he won the match by 5/3.

Rohullah Nikpa was welcomed by a crowd of hundreds of Afghans based in United Kingdom. Speaking among the crowd, Rohullah Nikpa said, “I am happy to return to Afghanistan with an achievement from London Olympics. I congrulate my countrymates for this victory.”

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