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NAWAL EL MOUTAWAKEL OF MOROCCO

1984: Nawal El Moutawakel of Morocco clears a hurdle in the women's 400m hurdle final en route to capturing the gold medal in the 1984 Summer Olympic Games held in Los Angeles, California USA. Nawal became the first winner of an event being run for thefirst time at the Olympics, but most importantly became the first female medalist from an Arabic country to win a gold medal. Mandatory Credit: Tony Duffy/Allsport
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Olympic Victory Lap

Moroccan hurdler Nawal El Moutawakel raises her country's flag during her lap of honour after she won the women's 400 metres hurdles at the Los Angeles Olympics, 8th August 1984. El Moutawakel was the first woman from an Islamic nation to win an Olympic medal and the first Moroccan athlete to win gold. (Photo by Tony Duffy/Getty Images)
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Los Angeles 1984-400m hurdles-EL MOUTAWAKEL Nawal (MAR) 1st, BROWN Judy (USA) 2nd COJOCARU Cristina (ROM) 3rd.
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Moroccan Gold

Moroccan hurdler Nawal El Moutawakel on the podium after winning the women's 400 Metres Hurdles at the Los Angeles Olympics, 8th August 1984. El Moutawakel was the first woman from an Islamic nation to win an Olympic medal and the first Moroccan athlete to win gold. (Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images)
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Nawal El Moutawakel

Moroccan hurdler Nawal El Moutawakel raises her country's flag after winning the women's 400 Metres Hurdles at the Los Angeles Olympics, 8th August 1984. El Moutawakel was the first woman from an Islamic nation to win an Olympic medal and the first Moroccan athlete to win gold. (Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images)
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1984 Summer Olympics

Moroccan athlete Nawal El Moutawakel wins the women's 400 metre hurdles at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during the Summer Olympics, August 1984. (Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images)
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