Tokyo 2020: Nigara Shaheen on her journey to Refugee Olympic Team

Tokyo 2020: Nigara Shaheen on her journey to Refugee Olympic Team

Faras Ghani, Al Jazeera – 23 July 2021

Nigara Shaheen’s family walked for two days and two nights to flee the war in Afghanistan and cross the border into Pakistan when she was only six months old. Today, she is competing as part of the Refugee Olympic Team at the 2020 Olympics. In this interview on Al Jazeera, she looks back at her journey to the sporting world-stage.

Read the full interview here.

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