Who is Alen Hadzic?
Alen Hadzic is an American Olympic fencer whose three US epee fencing teams at the Tokyo Olympics made headlines ahead of their match against Japan on Friday, July 30, after three of the athletes wore pink masks to protest against sexual harassment allegations regarding their teammate Hadzic.
Alen had been accused of sexual misconduct by three women as he is currently under investigation.
#TeamUSA men’s epee team wore pink masks for their opening match at the Olympics as a show of support for sexual assault victims. Alen Hadzic— their teammate accused of rape and sexual assault— is on the left. Kudos to the team for taking a stand. #BelieveWomen pic.twitter.com/yRI4azelKN
— Ibtihaj Muhammad (@IbtihajMuhammad) July 30, 2021
How old is Alen Hadzic?
Alen Hadzic, from Montclair, New Jersey, is 29 years old as of the year 2021.
Alen Hadzic Wiki, Bio
Hadzic is a four-time Division 1 Individual Champion in fencing
Alex graduated from Vlerick Business School, Belgium, in 2017.
Before, he attended Columbia University to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.
The 2015 Columbia graduate faced allegations of sexual misconduct from three women — who claimed that they were sexually abused and even groped by Hadzic at Columbia University.
Alen Hadzic Olympics
Fencers Jake Hoyle, Curtis McDowald and Yeisser Ramirez donned pink masks as they approached the Olympic stage, accompanied by Hadzic himself in a black mask.
The team conceded to Japan in a 45-39 loss, following which Hadzic reportedly confronted his teammates. The young athlete told USA Today that he felt it was justified to call out his teammates’ pink protest.
Dismissing the allegations against him, he further added, “They never asked me for my side of the story.
They never asked for evidence or how I felt.”