Rohullah Nikpai
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The man bringing Afghanistan to a standstill

9 August 2012 Last updated at 07:50 BST

It's a big day today for Taekwondo fighter Rohullah Nikpai, with Afghanistan's entire Olympic hopes resting upon him.

He won the only Olympic medal in the country's history in Beijing four years ago, and is hoping to double the haul on Thursday.

Aleem Maqbool reports from Kabul.