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Tajik buzkashi horsewoman breaks barriers

Tajik rider Malika Rajabova is used to being the only woman on the field when she plays buzkashi, a Central Asian sport in which competitors on horseback fight to grab a goat carcass.

She says some men have told her she shouldn’t play, but that has only heightened her motivation to win. See the video here

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