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Ohio cross-country athlete disqualified, she wore hijab

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
OCT 24, 2019 | 4:59 PM

Noor Abukaram said her 22:22 time at the Sylvania Northview High School race got scrubbed from the books despite the fact that she has competed in the past while wearing a hijab without facing any issues

A 16-year-old Ohio high school runner was disqualified Saturday by athletic officials after a cross-country 5K because she wore a hijab during the meet.

Noor Abukaram said her 22:22 time at the Sylvania Northview High School race got scrubbed from the books even though she has competed in the past while wearing a hijab without any issues.

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