Beautiful Beach Volleyball Player Snubs Sexy Bikini For A Hijab, At Rio Olympics.

For the first time in history, Egypt qualified for Volleyball at the ongoing 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, but beautiful Doaa Elghobashy is making even a bigger history by creating room for religion and sport, in a competition that never witnessed athletes in hijabs. The country has never qualified for volleyball in any category–Men’s or Women’s.
Image shows Doaa Elghobashy in action (Courtesy: Alaraby).
No other participant in Rio was happier than Doaa Elghobashy who just made her debut  for Egypt at the Copacabana venue on Sunday night, Alaraby observed.
Although Elghobashy and her partner Nada Meawad lost the game against Germany [21-12, 21-15], she was proud to represent Egypt as part of the nation’s first Olympic beach volleyball team.

The beautiful Egyptian woman wore a hijab that covered her head, with long sleeves that covered her arms and pants for her legs–never worrying about how she looked or how off-putting people would think her sports outfit.

For Elghobashy, sexy bikinis aren’t for religious women like her, but of course, a hijab or long sleeves won’t pose any problems for one reason–it fits better than bikinis.

In her words: “I have worn the hijab for 10 years.

“It doesn’t keep me away from the things I love to do, and beach volleyball is one of them.

“[On the joy of playing at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games for her country] I’m proud to be seen raising the Egyptian flag in a carnival with so many nations,” Elghobashy said.

A new Olympics Uniform Regulations enacted just before the London Games, granted the Egyptians a chance to participate in Rio 2016 Olympic games, after the International Volleyball Federation relaxed laws which had disqualified women from competing in hijabs.

Egyptian beach volleyball player breaks bikini norm with hijab

Doaa Elghobashy was excited playing for Egypt at the 2106 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil.

Muslim women whose religious standards forbid wearing bikinis and shorts in public, can comfortably take part in the global sports event thanks to the new rules.

“It was to open it up culturally,” FIVB spokesman Richard Baker said on Sunday night during the game, adding that “169 different countries were involved in the Continental Cup qualifying process for the 2016 Olympic, compared to 143 recorded for London Games,” Alaraby reported.

“The goal was to allow more people to play the sport of volleyball.”

2 thoughts on “Beautiful Beach Volleyball Player Snubs Sexy Bikini For A Hijab, At Rio Olympics.

  1. Is it misogyny when a nun covers her self completely? No it’s a sign of her devotion to God, in Islam every woman has the right to show her devotion to God, it’s the unwillingness to understand Islam and taking it for what media projects it to be. Women in Islam had voting rights iver 1400 years ago, they also had rights to own propert since that time, how long ago did the western women get these basic rights?
    If she is happy to cover herself (notice her team mate isn’t covering her head) then why the negative comment?