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Egyptian judoka sent home from Rio Olympics after refusing to shake Israeli opponent's hand

An Egyptian judoka has reportedly been sent home by his team after refusing to shake his Israeli opponent's hand following their bout last week.

Islam El Shehaby was also given a "severe reprimand" by the International Olympic Committee.

"The Disciplinary Commission (DC) considered that his behavior at the end of the competition was contrary to the rules of fair play and against the spirit of friendship embodied in the Olympic Values," the IOC said in a statement.

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