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#1 Does this mean the women's sack race will become an Olympic event?
One would think that having a bag on your head would be a disadvantage in that it gives your opponent one more thing to grab onto and choke you with.
Posted by SteveS 2012-08-01 00:23||
#2 Maybe Miss Shaherkani should use her judo moves on a few Saudi men. It sounds like they should be tossed on the mat - for ridiculous thinking.
Posted by Raider 2012-08-01 09:41||
#3 If muslims were allowed sex or to at least integrate/chat ie friendship with the opposite sex before marriage they wouldnt be so randy/sexist and treat their women like sex slaves who belong in the kitchen/house when married with no power whatseoever to say no to sex.
We have Irish gypsies in UK who marry at 16 with little education whose job is keep their caravan/mobile home clean and not allowed to work/leave the caravan during the day.
The muslims rival the Irish gypsies for slavery.
Posted by Angeamp Turkeyneck4941 2012-08-01 10:23||
#4 A First Degree Hijab? It's just not the same.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-01 10:31||
#5 Presumably the IOC will check to make sure it's actually a female under all that wrapping?
Posted by Omugum Munster1482 2012-08-01 13:44||
#6 All parties agreed? Did this include the opponents?
I believe in the standardized uniform, color variations notwithstanding. Same material, same cut for these martial/sports. The immediate question, outside of the safety concern of the participant, would be does it offer a competitive advantage? I'm not up to speed on what the Judo rules are in the Olympics, but would the headgear make a throat choke or grapple more difficult?
And to be fair, I thought the flag on the face screen in USA women's fencing was out of line (decorative painting of the outside of a safety helmet such as in the floor hockey is different, painting the face screen is a distraction to the opponent making it more difficult to see and judge the face of the opponent).
Speaking of suspect judging as well as fencing, I would be concerned for sacky's opponents; watching a South Korean beat up on one the women's fencing favorites I could taste the judge pulling every string possible against the SKOR, to even giving a yellow card for challenging a ruling.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-08-01 14:41||
#7 Oh - you mean compete in a sporting event wearing an hijab. I though it was simply to see who had the best hijab.
Posted by Halliburton - Mysterious Conspiracy Division 2012-08-01 16:58||
#8 She's not gonna get far - a blue belt when everyone else is a black belt.
Posted by Pappy 2012-08-01 18:37||
#9 She walked in the opening ceremony wearing the full-body type - I 'm going to assume she will wear the Ninja-style, head-only type during the actual competition.
However, doesn't she still have to overtly identify herself or otherwise reveal = "flash" her face at least once to the Judges or on the Mat???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-08-01 20:03||
#10 As a fencer, I do not look into my opponent's mask. I watch their joints -- elbows, shoulders, knees and wrists. That is where their threat comes from, and I must respect that. Their face is a distraction that must be ignored.
Posted by rammer 2012-08-01 22:45||
#11 At least their face will be exposed.
Posted by crazyhorse 2012-08-01 23:16||