Historic Gloves Gifted To National Olympic Committee

Sunday, March 04, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Hamid Rahimi, an Afghan boxer champion, yesterday gifted National Olympic committee a pair of gloves by which he defeated his Russian competitor. 
The Afghan sportsman who is living in Germany entered to ring against his Russian rival in a competition held in Germany. 
The Afghan boxer hit and defeated his Russian rival during the 8th round and got the world championship. 
Hamid Rahimi, who just arrived in Kabul, told the reporters, “This honor belongs to all the people of Afghanistan”. 
In a ceremony held for praising the Afghan champion, Zahir Aghabar, head of national Olympic committee said, “National committee of Olympic is the home of all Afghan sportsmen,”  he said as Rahimi is in Kabul for some time, Afghan sportsmen can benefit from his experiences.

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