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Hassan Wins Youth Olympic Bronze Medal

Congratulations to former Westgate student Hassan Azim who WON a Bronze medal at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires last week.

Hassan competed in the 64kg weight Category beating Otha Jones from USA in the first round and was then unlucky to lose to Ilia Popov from Russia in the Semi Finals (Ilia was the eventual Gold Medalist). Hassan then went through to the Bronze Medal fight where he Beat Mohammed Boulaouja from Morocco in an amazing result. When Hassan found out he had been selected, he said “ I have always wanted to compete in the Olympics and this is a dress rehearsal to the bigger Olympics”