Olympic Judo's heroines

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The Olympic womens’ 78kg judo competition came to an incredible climax this morning between Gemma Gibbons and Kayla Harrison. Yet the real magic of this final was not necessarily the fight itself but the journey of these two athletes to such a moment. Both Gemma and Kayla have triumphed over extremely challenging circumstances during their early careers, channelling these experiences into drive to succeed rather than giving up. The silver medallist, Gemma Gibbons, lost her mum age 17 to leukae...


I found this video about Rohullah Nikpai, an Afghan athlete who won bronze in Beijing and is hoping to replicate his achievements in London next week. His medal in Beijing proved to be a real source of national pride in an otherwise broken country. I believe it really shows that anyone can achieve their dreams with drive, opportunity and fortune! Best of luck Rohullah!

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18975971

I found this video about Rohullah Nikpai, an Afghan athlete who won bronze in Beijing and is hoping to replicate his achievements in London next week. His medal in Beijing proved to be a real source of national pride in an otherwise broken country. I believe it really shows that anyone can achieve their dreams with drive, opportunity and fortune! Best of luck Rohullah! Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18975971



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