Not All Olympic Champions Stand on the Podium — Some Finish Last

Not All Olympic Champions Stand on the Podium — Some Finish Last

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Tahmina Kohistani, Afghan runnerTahmina Kohistani’s Olympics lasted just 14 seconds.

The 23-year-old student from Kabul University in Afghanistan is the only female athlete from that nation to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games.

Her 100-meter sprint, in a preliminary event, was the end of an eight-year journey through war, tribulation and suffering.

(READ the column in Vancouver Sun)

Thanks to Ellen Gray for sending the link.


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