First Ever Female Saudi Olympian Competes in London 2012 Games

Girls are not allowed in physical education classes in Saudi Arabia. They are not allowed to play in sports clubs -- or even walk through the clubs' front doors. But none of that stopped Wojdan Shahrkhani from making history this morning when she became the first ever female Saudi Olympian. Never mind that the 16-year-old looked shaky and unsure in her first judo bout, which she lost in just 82 seconds. Never mind that she left the mat without bowing, as is customary after matches, and needed...Full Story
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