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World Champion Taekwondo KÜBRA DAĞLI , Female Bruce Lee

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A Taekwondo champion from Turkey has sparked a national conversation by challenging stereotypes about women and sport by competing wearing a headscarf.\r
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20-year-old Kubra Dagli, from Istanbul, has been praised for winning a gold medal at the recent World Championships in Lima, Peru, but her clothing choices have managed to eclipse her athletic success. \r
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Both secular and religious elements of Turkish society have strong opinions on Ms Daglis position as a sporting role model. As al-Monitor points out, the hijab was frowned upon during modern Turkeys founding as a secular state, and to many, is seen as a sign of ‘backwardness.

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