23 year old Mayada al-Sayed has chosen to represent Palestine in the gruelling Olympic marathon, despite qualifying with a fast enough time to compete in the distance race competitions. The first woman to run a marathon on the world stage for Palestine, Sayed insists that she does not have political, but only sporting aims for her country.
Rio 2016: Mayada Al-Sayed, Marathon Runner
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