Saudi air force honors Olympic medalist Tarek Hamdi

Hamdi won the silver medal in the Men’s Karate Kumite +75kg

  
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Karate - Men's +75kg Kumite - Medal Ceremony - Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan - August 7, 2021. Gold medallist Sajad Ganjzadeh of Iran interacts with silver medallist Tareg Hamedi of Saudi Arabia on the podium.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Karate - Men's +75kg Kumite - Medal Ceremony - Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan - August 7, 2021. Gold medallist Sajad Ganjzadeh of Iran interacts with silver medallist Tareg Hamedi of Saudi Arabia on the podium.

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RIYADH: Olympic medalist Tarek Hamdi was honored on Wednesday by the commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF), Lt. Gen. Turki bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz.


Hamdi, who also competes for the Saudi air force’s karate team, represented the Saudi national team at the Tokyo 2020 games and won the silver medal in the Men’s Karate Kumite +75kg.

The Saudi hero was honored with a certificate of thanks and appreciation for his honorable representation of the country by the RSAF commander, who wished him further success.

Musharraf Al-Shehri, president of the Saudi Karate Federation, and coach Mounir Afkir were also honored at the ceremony and thanked Lt. Gen. Turki bin Bandar.

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