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Kimia Alizadeh


Refugee from Iran falls short of a medal but scores a point for women

July 26, 2021 11:25 am

In a politically charged clash, which had all the makings for a movie script, the refugee athlete used her superior physical strength to record an easy 18-9 win.

Iranian refugee beats 2-time Olympic taekwondo gold medalist

July 25, 2021 11:54 am

Alizadeh, a bronze medalist in Rio de Janeiro, won twice for the Refugee Olympic Team on Sunday to advance to the Tokyo quarterfinals in the women's 57-kilogram division.