Congratulations to Kariman Abuljadayel who became the first sprinter to represent Saudi Arabia in the Olympics

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Historic moment for the Olympics as female sprinters from Saudia Arabia and Afghanistan wear hijabs to take part in the heats of the 100 metres.

She may not have won her race, but a Saudi Arabian athlete made history today and won the support of women all over the world.

A user known as A_FarScape added: 'Kariman Abuljadayel is the first. Maybe Saudi Arabia will let more women train and maybe win sprinting events.'

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3736466/Full-marks-effort-Historic-moment-sprinter-hijab-woman-compete-100m-Saudi-Arabia-finished-seventh.html#ixzz4HEjKLcR1