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Iranian Judo athlete wins silver in Tokyo for Mongolia two years after fleeing from his country.
Iranian Judo Athlete Dedicates Silver Medal to Israel after Defecting Iran and Fighting for Mongolia
On July 27, Saeid Mollaei won the silver medal in the men’s 81 kg judo final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics representing Mongolia. Mollaei was seeking to win the gold medal in a tense final...
Claudiu had slapped his player as part of a warm-up ritual.
Tokyo Olympics: Netizens, Judo Federation Criticize German Coach for Slapping Female Athlete
A German Judo coach has become the center of attention for his aggressive way of firing up his female player during a warm-up prior to her Olympic judo match. The warm-up routine involved judoka Martyna...