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SHOUAA Ghada (1973) Syria / Track and field
This athlete really was a woman of firsts.She was the first Arab woman heptathlon world champion in 1995. She repeated the feat the following year in Atlanta to become the first ever Middle Eastern woman Olympic champion.In a world where women in veils still await emancipation Ghada Shouaa became a symbol and a standard bearer.
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