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6 WOMEN AND ATHLETES FIGHTING FOR INCLUSION IN SPORT.

Hello everyone ! We hope that our previous articles allowed you to have a great vacation, but today there is no question of relaxing!


The Shemsi team presents some women who shine in their disciplines!


Indeed, women have an increasingly important place in the field of sport. Despite considerable progress towards gender equality, they still face forms of discrimination.


To address this discrimination, it is important to raise awareness of gender bias in sport and encourage greater diversity and representation of women.


IBTIHAJ MUHAMMED


Renowned American fencer. She is the first veiled American athlete to represent the United States at the Olympic Games in 2016.


Ibtihaj Muhammad started fencing at the age of 13, after being inspired by the "Zorro" film series. She quickly showed promising talent and began competing nationally and internationally.

Beyond her sporting performances, Ibtihaj Muhammad is also a committed activist for inclusion and diversity. She used her platform to promote religious tolerance and combat prejudice. In 2017, she released her autobiography titled “Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream,” where she shares her journey and experiences as a Muslim fencer.




BEATIE DEUTSCH

Born on August 15, 1989, Beatie Deutsch is known for her remarkable performances in marathon races. Beatie Deutsch started running relatively late in life. After giving birth to her fourth child, she decided to seriously take up running to get back into shape.


In 2018, Beatie Deutsch won the Tiberias Marathon in Israel with an impressive time of 2 hours, 42 minutes and 17 seconds. This came as a surprise to many observers, as she was a relatively new and little-known runner at the time.


SARAH ATTAR


Saudi middle-distance runner, who competed at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. She is known for her spectacular athletic skills and for stating that she remains true to her culture while practicing her sport.



She participated in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, where she competed in the marathon event. She is also committed to inspiring other Saudi women to get involved in sports and break gender stereotypes.



ZAHRA LARI


Zahra Lari is an Emirati figure skater born on June 27, 1995 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She is known for being the first Emirati figure skater to compete internationally.


Zahra Lari's decision to combine her passion for figure skating with her religious values garnered public admiration and attention. She has worked hard to push boundaries and promote inclusion in the skating world, showing that it is possible to succeed while remaining true to your beliefs.













AMNA AL HADDAD.


Amna Al Haddad is an Emirati weightlifter born on 21 October 1989 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She is a pioneer in the field of women's weightlifting and is recognized for her commitment to modest fashion in sport.




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