My success dates back to the days when I founded my group on Facebook Surviving Hijab whose only rule is to respect a woman's choice and the right to exercise her faith in the way she prefers. no judgment is allowed, the only objective is to help women feel authorised to wear the hijab or not.
All of Manal's achievements
Many people ask me: why don't you train for an ironman?
My answer is: I don't know, I don't enjoy myself.
The doctor recommended three months of rest during which I did indoor cycling sessions and a lot of rehabilitation. Now I'm fine and I'm ready to go ahead.
Women and sport in the Middle East
The athlete's clothing
The sports scene is certainly growing in the Middle East. More women are encouraged to train or participate in very long races or competitions thanks to the support of brands that offer appropriate clothing including a hijab suitable for sports.