Ibtihaj Muhammad Wins Bronze in Fencing, First U.S. Athlete to Compete at Olympics Wearing a Hijab

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A moment she’ll never forget. Ibtihaj Muhammad won her first Olympic medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Saturday, August 13 — but that wasn’t her only first!

The 30-year-old athlete became the first U.S. athlete to compete at the Olympic Games wearing a hijab, a veil commonly worn by M…

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