Rohullah Nikpai

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About Rohullah Nikpai
Rohullah Nikpai (born June 15, 1987) is an Afghan (ethnic Hazara) Taekwondo practitioner.Career Nikpai started his training in Kabul, Afghanistan, at the age of 10. During the bloody conflict over the capital city, his family left the city and settled in one of Iran's many Afghan refugee camps. He soon became a member of the Afghan refugee Taekwondo team. He returned to Kabul in 2004 and continued his training at the government provided Olympic training facility. At the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar Nikpai competed in the flyweight division where he was defeated by eventual silver medalist Nattapong Tewawetchapong of Thailand in round 16. Nikpai competed in the 58 kg category at the 2008 Summer Olympics, defeating two-time world champion Juan Antonio Ramos of Spain to win the bronze medal, making him Afghanistan's first Olympic medalist in any event. Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai immediately called to congratulate Nikpai. He also awarded him a house at the government’s expense. "I hope this will send a message of peace to my country after 30 years of war," Nikpai said. Biography Nikpai got engaged in Agust/2009, that is the same month as he becomes the National Hero of Afghanistan by winning the country's first Olympic medal ever the year before.

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1. Rohullah Nikpai 692899
2. Hamid Hasan 16135
3. Friba Razayee 1436
4. Raees Ahmadzai 1186
5. hasti Gul 584
6. Karim Sadiq 261
7. Siyar Bahadurzada 234
8. Massoud Azizi 225
9. Robina Muqimyar 214
10. Hamid Hassan 131

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1. Rohullah Nikpai 692899
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6. Sachin Tendulkar 59835
7. Felipe Massa 52634
8. Mahendra Singh Dhon 47683
9. Rubens Barrichello 43891
10. Nélson Piquet 41586

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