Iranian defector protests anti-Semitism by dedicating Olympic medal to Israel, thanks country in Hebrew

Thank you to Israel for all the good energy – this medal is dedicated to you as well and I hope Israel is happy with this victory, 오늘,” he said after his final match, 에 따르면 Jerusalem Post.

Mollaei, the world champion in 2018, left his home country and went into hiding in 2019 after blowing the whistle on Iranian leaders who he said ordered him to throw the World Judo Championships in Tokyo to avoid the possibility of facing Israeli Sagi Muki.

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He received asylum in Germany in 2019 before finding a new home in Mongolia, which he is representing in the Summer Games.

Saeid Mollaei of Mongolia celebrates with his silver medal during the award ceremony for the men -81kg judo match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, 일본, 화요일, 칠월 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Saeid Mollaei of Mongolia celebrates with his silver medal during the award ceremony for the men -81kg judo match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, 일본, 화요일, 칠월 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

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