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Iranian Won't Swim With a Jew.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    These are not nice people:

    This guy was willing to give up his Olympic dream :

    The Iranian swimmer, Mohammad Bidarian, has refused to compete with his Israeli rival in the 100-meter freestyle event in Croatia.

    Bidarian advanced to the semifinal in the 100-meter breaststroke event after he clocked a time of 52.25 seconds on Thursday morning.

    Despite the fact that he had a chance to get an Olympic berth for his country, the 19-year-old Iranian national gave up the competition as he was grouped with an Israeli swimmer on Thursday evening.

    Another Iranian swimmer, Mohammad Alirezaei, gained the first Olympic berth in swimming for Iran at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on Thursday.
  2. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Which "people" are you talking about?
  3. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    I'd say it wasn't much of a dream.

    Gotta quit looking at everything through USA-colored glasses, Boom.
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    True. His real dream was to turn pro and swim in the very lucrative Iranian Swimming League.
  5. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    But some Iranian journalist didn't write about him enough so he didn't get a scholarship.
  6. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    "You only cover us when we won't swim with Jews!"
  7. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    He works just as hard as the infidels who will swim with the damn Jews!
  8. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Wonder if this guy will fly home with a blanket over his head.
  9. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    Um, 52.25 in the 100 free? I'm sure his family and his country will be devestated they missed out on watching him swim four seconds behind the rest of the world in the prelims.
  10. markvid

    markvid Guest

    I thought that as well, DD.
    The tugboat tries to be a martyr.
    What a joke.
  11. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Martyr ... shit - he is being treated as a hero in Iran
  12. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    52.25 would have been a killer time, and good enough for a silver medal ... at the 1968 Olympics.

    If Iranian nuclear scientists every get a hold of the technology that the Iranian swim team has unearthed, look out. We are all in trouble.
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