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Saeid Mollaei (white) of Iran(Getty Images)

Judo boss offers Olympic lifeline to asylum-seeking Iranian Mollaei

By AFP | Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2019 06:38 PM IST
Vizer was quoted by local media as saying that Mollaei had told him pressure was being exerted on his family in Iran, prompting him to lose to Belgium’s Matthias Casse in the semi-finals of the men’s 81-kilo class.
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