Olympic Committee Blocking Taekwondo Star From Tokyo Because She Represents Haiti, Fighter Claims
Source: Change.org / Aliyah Shipman
A teenage star Taekwondo fighter who used to compete with Team USA says she is being blocked from fighting in the Tokyo Olympics because she represents Haiti now.
Aliyah Shipman, 18, claims that U.S. Olympic officials are trying to sabotage her "dream" of fighting at the Olympics by questioning her eligibility under false pretenses. The Florida resident whose great-grandfather was born in Haiti also suggested U.S. Taekwondo officials are extorting their Haitian counterparts in an effort to prevent her from fighting.... Read more