Afghan woman makes Paralympics debut

By Chang-Ran Kim
Updated September 2 2021 - 9:25am, first published 9:21am
Afghanistan's Zakia Khudadadi made her Paralympics debut in taekwondo on Thursday.

Afghanistan's Zakia Khudadadi has competed in the Paralympic Games, becoming the first woman from her country to do so since Athens 2004, after a secret international effort to help the taekwondo athlete get out of Taliban-controlled Kabul.