Sarah Attar has become the first Saudi woman to compete in athletics at the Olympic Games.
Sarah Attar has become the first Saudi woman to compete in athletics at the Olympic Games. Getty Images Sport - Streeter Lecka

Saudi athlete creates history

SARAH Attar has become the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete in athletics at the Olympic Games - and she hopes her participation at London 2012 will 'make a difference'.

Wojdan Shaherkani, the other female member of the Saudi team, competed in the Judo last week with Attar having to wait until today to make her appearance.

And even though she came last in the final heat of the 800m, the 19-year-old is aware that was the least important aspect of a historic day.

>> Read more at www.london2012.com


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