Oman’s first female Olympic swimmer makes history

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Oman’s Lara Al Yafei has made history by becoming the first Omani female swimmer to represent her country at an Olympics event.

The 16-year-old represented Oman at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

She finished third among eight competitors in the opening heat of the 50 m breast stroke competition with a personal best of 37.35 seconds.

See Times of Oman

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