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An Iranian Woman Just Won An Olympic Medal For The First Time

Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin just made history.

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Even Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, congratulated her on the win. "Everyone is happy for you, especially Iranian women," he wrote on Twitter. "I wish you eternal happiness."

دخترم کیمیا، همه مردم بویژه بانوان ایران‌زمین را شاد کردی؛ شادی همیشگی را برایت آرزومندم. #کیمیا_علیزاده #المپیک_ریو

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

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