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This Female Sprinter From Saudi Arabia Just Made Olympic History

Kariman Abuljadayel is the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in the 100-meter race.

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Saudi Arabia only began allowing women to compete in the Olympics in 2012. The first woman to race was Sarah Attar, who came in last in her 800-meter heat during the London Olympics.

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Attar will be competing in the women's marathon on Aug. 14.


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