Afghan Biographies

Bakhshi, Mohammad Tawfiq

Name Bakhshi, Mohammad Tawfiq
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1984
Function/Grade Athlete participating in Rio Olympics 2016
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:

Mohammad Tawfiq Bakhshi was born 1984. Bakshi participated at the 2013 World Championships and Asian Games. He will participate in the Judo men – 100kg event.

Bakhshi meanwhile has been part of the National Judo Team for the past 14 years and is also currently the team's coach. Since joining the national team, he has won 10 medals including gold, silver and bronze in the South Asian games. According to him, he has been a Judo fan since childhood and has always dreamed of taking part in the Olympic Games. He said, this year his dream finally came true. Bakhshi has however, traveled extensively through Judo and participated in competitions in Brazil, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Iran, Bangladesh, Nepal, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kuwait and Abu Dhabi – all for his country.


Last Modified 2016-08-03
Established 2016-08-03