Posts tagged "judo"

16-Year-Old Saudi Arabian Olympian Called “Prostitute” For Competing

Two women made history at the 2012 Olympics for being the first-ever female Saudi Arabians to compete in the Games. But one of those young women, Wojdan Shakerkai, who competed in judo (and lost), has paid dearly for being a trailblazer: the 16-year-old girl has been lambasted as a "prostitute" by misogynists back home.

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 13, 2012