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Joanna Jedrzejczyk carries Olympic torch in 2018 Games relay

Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk recently received an honor worthy of her world-class athletic accomplishments.

Jedrzejczyk, a native of Olsztyn, Poland, was selected to carry the Olympic torch for a segment of the torch’s journey to Pyeongchang County, South Korea, for the 2018 Winter Games, which begin on Feb. 9.

The 14-1 former champ, who successfully defended her title five times before losing to Rose Namajunas at UFC 217, carried the torch over the weekend.

She posted about the once-in-a-lifetime experience on social media, which you can see below.

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