The woman, second from left, is Ibtihaj Muhammad, vying to become the first woman on the US Fencing team to wear a hijab headscarf in the Olympics. You can find the full article here:
This is American fencer, Mariel Zagunis. She was the first American to win a gold medal in fencing (female or male) in over a century, when she first won Gold in Athens in 2004. She repeated with Gold again in 2008.
Sure, you think by now, I’d have mentioned at least once, EVERY women’s sport? My son reminded me of one last night I know I haven’t done yet. Fencing!
This is from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Giovanna Trillini of Italy vs Nam Hyunhee of Korea