Afghan teen punches her way into Olympics

Seventeen-year-old Sadaf Rahimi to compete in first female boxing events at Olympic games.

Women’s boxing makes its debut at the 2012 Olympics, and 17-year-old Sadaf Rahimi will be there to represent Afghanistan.

Despite a lack of proper training facilities, sparring partners, or even a boxing ring, Rahimi won a silver medal at a match in Tajikistan and has been invited to compete in the world games.

Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Kabul.

Source: Al Jazeera

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