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ISAF greets Afghan taekwondo athlete

ISAF greets Afghan taekwondo athlete

Aug 13, 2012 - 16:49

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) on Monday congratulated Afghanistaninfo-icon's Rohullah Nikpai on winning the bronze medal in taekwondo at the 2012 London Olympics.

In a statement, the NATOinfo-icon-led force also recognised the support he received from the National Olympic Committee of Afghanistan as well as fellow countrymen.

Brig. Gen. Günter Katz, ISAF spokesman, said: “Nikpai's medal is a unifying achievement that all Afghans can be proud of. Competing before the entire worldinfo-icon, Nikpai represented the determination of the Afghan people.

“We congratulate him on his performance. His dedication and his sportsmanship make him a distinguished representative of the Afghan people and clearly one of the remarkable winners of the Olympic Games.”


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