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History in the making; Saudi women walking proudly among the Olympic athletes for the first time ever
This is a huge deal, guys.
HELL YES THEY ARE KINDOF A BIG DEAL???
Wodjan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani will compete in the +78kg judo competition while runner Sarah Attar will be at the start line for the 800m at the Olympic Stadium.
[as for the two other countries who have never entered women before now] Brunei has entered Maziah Mahusin (athletics), while Qatar has entered Nada Arkaji (swimming), Noor Al-Malki (athletics), Aya Magdy (table tennis) and Bahiya Al-Hamad (shooting), who will also be her country’s flagbearer at the opening ceremony.
more details here where you can watch a vid on what they’re competing in and stuff
tumblr better be all over this. I sure as hell will be!
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