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IOC Member Samira wins Sports Personality of the Year award in Afghanistan

Date : 13 Jun 2019

Kabul, Afghanistan, June 13, 2019: IOC Member Samira Asghari has been named Sports Personality of the Year by the Afghanistan Sports Journalists Federation in recognition of her great achievements.

The event took place on May 30 in Kabul in the presence of representatives from the Afghan NOC, national federations, athletes and sports journalists.

Through a message, IOC President Thomas Bach said: “As the first Afghan IOC Member and one of the youngest IOC Members in IOC history, Samira Asghari is a role model for girls and women in Afghanistan and beyond.”

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