In the US, Muslim women allowed to fight in a hijab
In the US, 16-year-old Muslim, the Amaya Zafar from the city of Oakdale (Minnesota) were allowed to fight in a hijab. In addition, because of religious beliefs, it is also allowed to step into the ring with closed hands and feet. Her coach called it an important step. Girl wants to perform at the Olympic games-2020.
In the US, Muslim women allowed to fight in a hijab. On Thursday, April 20, writes the Star Tribune.
16-year-old Minnesota Muslim boxer wins right to fight while wearing hijab; Zafar’Amaiya’s first match is April 29. https://t.co/3bv9hhaIbD pic.twitter.com/YSIL1V4R7x
— Star Tribune (@StarTribune) 21 APR 2017
According to the newspaper, because of religious beliefs 16-year-old Amaya Zafar (Zafar Amaiya) from the city of Oakdale (Minnesota) allowed during the battle to wear this item of religious clothing, and to cover arms and legs.
This is an important step. She put in a lot of effort. She won the right to showcase their skills, and I’m happy for her.Nathaniel Hale (Haile Nathaniel)Coach girls
The first match dressed like that Amaya will be able to hold in April.
The athlete wants to perform at the Olympic games-2020 in Tokyo, but she’s got to convince the International Association of Amateur Boxing (AIBA) to allow her to enter the ring in a hijab and with closed extremities.
In March Nike introduced the first model of the sports hijab. It is expected that the sale of these hats will arrive in 2018 and will be presented in three colors: black, grey and obsidian.