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Commentary: Hijab in blind judo? Athletes’ safety comes first

  • Niken Prathivi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, October 12 2018 | 12:49 am

PREMIUM Allow me to start this piece by extending my profound respect to all athletes with different abilities including participants of the ongoing Asian Para Games 2018 in Jakarta.

As a hijab-wearing woman who exercises regularly and cycles, I wear a special sports hijab when exercising.

I carefully pick certain cloths for my headscarves because as a sports journalist my job requires me t...