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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 22 February 2019

WATCH: The teenage jiu-jitsu athletes representing UAE at the Asian Games

Teenagers Wadima Al Yafei, Bashayer Al Matrooshi, Hessa Al Shamsi and Mahra Al Hanaei hope to inspire the next generation of Emirati girls

The UAE women’s jiu-jitsu team at the Asian Games is made up entirely of teenagers. The quartet are not only after medals but aspire to be role models for Emirati women.

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Updated: August 21, 2018 04:13 PM

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