Ibtihaj Muhammad

Country: USA
Sport: Fencing
Date of Birth: 12/04/1985
First Olympics: 2016, Rio

Ibtihaj Muhammad, a Maplewood, New Jersey, native, began fencing after her mother saw fencers practicing and suggested she try the sport because of its modest uniforms. She will be the first U.S. Olympian to compete in a hijab.

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