Extraordinary Muslim women athletes

Ali’a Ahmed Madani, 20, weightlifter, Sudan

In light of the 2012 Olympics, take a look at the extraordinary photos & videos of Arab and Muslim women athletes in FT Magazine.

“‘You should have it in your heart to do what you believe God wants you to do….[Sport] gives you confidence, it gives you structure, it gives you order – to be on time, practice, to encourage others … It gave me the ability to think I could do anything.” – Mariam Hussein, Somali national basketball ace

Check out the wonderful article, video & photos, at FT Magazine, here!