I think it's a great achievement to see so many female role models, albeit with controversy from their respective countries. Here are some of the Muslim women who participated in this year's Olympic Games 2012.
Pictured above: "Hey’Ya", Arabic for 'come on!': Arab Women Athletes in Sport are celebrated by Brigitte and Marian Lacombe at London’s Sotheby’s Gallery. Commissioned by Qatar Museums Authority, Hey'Ya is the first exhibition in London by the internationally renowned photographer Brigitte Lacombe with the documentary maker Marian Lacombe, and went on show at Sotheby's London from 25 July - 11 August 2012 in conjunction with the XXX Olympiad in London.
Link to video: http://youtu.be/c11PnYMdvuo
The exhibition featured a brand new series of large-scale photographs by Brigitte Lacombe of more than 50 Arab sportswomen, from beginners to Olympians, from 20 different Arab countries.
Qatar's Culture Queen, is also passionate about sports.
Read more :: Hijab is no hurdle for Muslim sportswomen as bans erased.
Watch her whoop 30Mosques creator Aman Ali in this video.
Read the Saudi struggle: Women Making History At London Olympics
This ban was lifted for the first time, read: Saudi Women Allowed To Compete In Headscarf
Read more about FIFA, the Olympics And Muslim Female Athletes:
Read more about: Muslim Women Competing In The Olympics.
Read about Shakerkani on the BBC.
- Check out this interview with weightlifting superwoman Kulsoon Abdullah/
- A few more photos of Muslim women in the Olympics.
Finally, paying homage to Mohamed Farah from Somalia who won double gold for Britain.
The Official Site of Mo Farah.