Egyptian judoka sent home from Rio after Israeli handshake refusal

By REUTERS
August 15, 2016 23:32

RIO DE JANEIRO - Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby has been sent home from the Rio Olympics after refusing to shake the hand of Israeli Or Sasson following the end of their bout, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday.

El Shehaby, who was sent home by his own team, had lost the fight on Friday and was reprimanded by the IOC for his action.


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