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The politics of hijab-wearing athletes

American fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad made waves for being the first American athlete to compete in a hijab. Shireen Ahmed tells Asha Tomlinson about the realities for athletes competing in hijab, and what the peoples' responses say about diversity.
American fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad made waves for being the first American athlete to compete in a hijab. Shireen Ahmed tells Asha Tomlinson about the realities for athletes competing in hijab, and what the peoples' responses say about diversity. 7:40