Afghanistan wins its first Olympic medal in
War-torn Afghanistan won its first Olympic medal yesterday a bronze in the men’s 58kg taekwondo.
Rohullah Nikpai defeated world champion Juan Antonio Ramos of Spain to win the bronze medal and his country celebrated. President Hamid Karzai immediately called Nikpai to offer his congratulations and awarded his win with a house.
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Guillermo Perez of Mexicao wins 58kg men’s taekwondo
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Guillermo Perez from Mexico has won the gold medal in the men’s 58kg men’s taekwondo.
Yulis Gabriel Mercedes from the Dominican Republic won the silver medal. Mu-Yen Chu of Chinese Taipei and Rohullah Nikpai of Afghanistan won bronze medals.