Ibtihaj Muhammad

Though she is training 40 hours per week in her attempt to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games, Ibtihaj Muhammad took some time to talk about her faith and fencing on NPR.

World-class fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad hopes to compete in the 2012 London Olympics. If she qualifies, it is believed that she will be the first practicing Muslim to represent the U.S. in women’s fencing, and the first American to wear Islamic head-covering while competing. She speaks with host Michel Martin.

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