Hassiba Boulmerka: Defying death threats to win gold

By Chloe Arnold, BBC News, Algiers
Originally Published: Friday, 10 February 2012

Twenty years ago this summer, Algeria’s Hassiba Boulmerka ran to victory at the Barcelona Olympics. Her achievement wasn’t just her country’s first Olympic gold – she showed women everywhere how they could overcome prejudice to achieve their goals… Click here to read on

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