3 BTF athletes at the Olympics
20 January 2016
Raheleh Asemani qualified as 3th BTF athlete for the Olympic Games.
Raheleh, a former national team member of Iran, currently fighting out of Belgium, defeated Finland’s Suvi Mikkonen in the final of the female -57kg category to secure herself a place at the Olympic Games. With Raheleh this is the third athlete who trains and lives in Belgium and qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
The World Taekwondo Federation wrote an article about the selection of Raheleh as a refugee.