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Wojdan Shaherkani makes Games history

London 2012 - Wojdan Shaherkani, the first Saudi Arabian woman ever to compete at the Olympic Games, moments before her +78kg judo elimination round match with Melissa Mojica of Puerto Rico. Shaherkani was allowed to wear a headscarf in accordance with her Islamic beliefs - another first.

IOC/Richard Juilliart
8/3/2012 12:00:00 PM

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