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Only Arab in the golf Olympics field Maha Haddioui looks to inspire others | Sport 360

A Moroccan woman will be competing in golf at the Rio Olympics:

sport 360Haddioui, the only Arab woman to earn full playing status on the Ladies European Tour, is going to compete in the Rio Games.

Organisers of the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters have hailed Morocco’s trailblazing golfer Maha Haddioui, who has qualified for the Rio Olympics, calling it a ground-breaking achievement for women’s golf in the Arab world.

The Moroccan ace, who is also the only Arab woman to earn full playing status on the Ladies European Tour, will carry the hopes and expectations of the entire Arab world when she tees up at next month’s Summer Olympics where the game is making its long-awaited return after 112 years…[FULL STORY]

 

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