Headscarf may bar Saudi woman from Olympics judo competition

London (CNN) — One of the two women on Saudi Arabia’s Olympic team may be pulled from the competition because of the kingdom’s insistence that she wear a headscarf in her judo matches.

Saudi and international Olympic officials met late into the night with International Judo Federation representatives to resolve the case of Wojdan Shaherkani, the Saudi Olympic committee said Monday.

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Categories: olympics, Saudi Arabia, Sports

1 reply

  1. Looks mockery of the issue and publicity stunt. Wearing headgear and doing judo in public what a contrast.

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