Day 3 here we go! 💪 IOC #RefugeeOlympicTeam athletes debuting today:
🥊 Kick-off of the #boxing men's middle preliminaries for Eldric Sella Rodriguez
🥋 Enjoy some #judo elimination round action with Sanda Aldass and Ahmad Alikaj
Kimia Alizadeh is a true fighter 😤
The Refugee Olympic Team member, who knocked out reigning Olympic champion Jade Jones, fell short just of the bronze medal in -57kg in Tokyo.
She proved she was a formidable opponent 👊
WOW, go Kimia! 💪
IOC #RefugeeOlympicTeam athlete Kimia Alizadeh has just knocked out double Olympic Champion Jade Jones in the #taekwondo women's -57kg round of 16 match. 🥋
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It's Day 2 at #Tokyo2020 and first day of competition for these athletes!
🥋 In taekwondo we will have Abdullah Sediqi in the men's -68kg and Kimia Alizadeh in the women's -57kg.
🥊 @WSalamana will compete in the men's light boxing preliminaries.
An eventful and emotional day for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team on Day 1 of #Tokyo2020! With many making their Olympic debut, they fought hard in the opening rounds, in the same spirit that they used to get here!
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After fleeing his war-torn home country, wrestler Aker Al Obaidi relied on sport to help him move forward. Now, his mind is set on one goal... winning a medal at #Tokyo2020 as part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team. 🤼♂️
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Balancing motherhood and training is no easy task, but refugee judoka Sanda Aldass' determination and talent has brought her all the way to were she is now, qualified for the #Tokyo2020 Olympic Games. 🥋
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