Egyptian Beach Volleyball Player Who Didn’t Let A Hijab Stop Her

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Doaa Elghobashy said she was proud to represent Egypt as part of the nation’s first Olympic beach volleyball team.

As for the hijab that covered her head, as well as the long sleeves and pants, she never gave that a thought.

“I have worn the hijab for 10 years,” she said after a 21-12, 21-15 loss to Germany. “It doesn’t keep me away from the things I love to do, and beach volleyball is one of them.

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