Given the many hardships Abdoulie Asim has endured before and after seeking asylum in 2018, being denied a gold medal at the Australian track and field championships ranks way down the list.
- Asim refused to return to The Gambia following the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast
- He lived under a bridge in Sydney’s west for a period of time before finding shelter at a homeless hostel
- Asim wants to represent Australia but is yet to secure a passport
A converted Christian, Asim represented The Gambia…