Iranian judoka wins silver medal at Tel Aviv Grand Slam

Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei, who fled his country after ignoring orders to drop out of a match to avoid facing an Israeli, on Friday won a silver medal at the Tel Aviv Grand Slam after losing to his competitor in the final round.

Mollaei arrived in Israel on Sunday night for the tournament, in which he represented Mongolia.

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