Egyptian athlete sent home after refusing to shake Israeli opponent’s hand
The Egyptian athlete has been sent home ,after he refused to shake the hands of his israeli opponent,after the match,this incident made headlines and went viral,each and everyone had a different opinion some said he did the right thing others said its wrong cause sport is about uniting people.
“The egyptian athlete said “Shaking the hand of your opponent is not an obligation written in the judo rules. It happens between friends and he’s not my friend,”
“I have no problem with Jewish people or any other religion or different beliefs. But for personal reasons, you can’t ask me to shake the hand of anyone from this State, especially in front of the whole world.”