Afghanistan’s First Ever Olympic Medalist Does It Again – Rohullah Nikpah | London 2012 Olympics

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History is made in the London 2012 Olympic Games as Rohullah Nikpah, who obtained Afghanistan’s first Olympic Medal at Beijing 2008, wins Bronze once more in Men’s Taekwondo -68kg repeating his accomplishment by four years before.

Taekwondo is a traditional Korean martial art, meaning “the way of kicking and punching”. In taekwondo, feet and hands may be utilized to conquer an opponent, but the trademark of this game is its mixture of kick motions. Taekwondo is one of both Asian martial arts contained on the Olympic programme. Taekwondo made its debut as a demonstration Olympic game in the 1988 Seoul Games, and became an official medal sport in the 2000 Sydney Games.

Find more about Taekwondo in www.olympic.org/taekwondo

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