As part of Egypt’s first Olympic volleyball team, Doaa Elghobashy made her debut at the Copacabana venue on Sunday night wearing full body covering spandex and a hijab covering her head. The stark contrast with the Germans in small bikinis has the Left pounding their keyboards with praise.
After her team’s 21-12, 21-15 loss to Germany, she told reporters, “I have worn the hijab for 10 years. It doesn’t keep me away from the things I love to do, and beach volleyball is one of them.”
And, of course, Hillary Clinton jumped on the Olympic hijab bandwagon, weirdly congratulating fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad as “the first American Muslim athlete to compete while wearing a hijab.”
Which was summed up perfectly below: