ISAF greets Afghan taekwondo athlete
In a statement, the NATO-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 world, 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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