Denmark’s taekwondo Olympian on how “immigrant mentality” helps him win

Edi Hrnic, the first Danish taekwondo Olympian in 20 years, carries his Bosnian refugee legacy in his heart, and the Danish flag on his back.

Danish-Bosnian taekwondo Olympian Edi Hrnic. Photo: Rachid Moutiq

It has been 20 years since Denmark was last represented at the Olympics in the discipline of Taekwondo. The dry spell was broken this year by 20-year-old Bosnian-Dane Edi Hrnic – an accomplishment he credits to his coaches and hard work. But he also thinks his background plays a role: in his own words, being […]

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