Ayatollah Khameini Praises Iranian Female Athletes for Wearing Hijab in Sports Fields

Supreme Leader Praises Iranian Female 
Athletes for Wearing Hijab in Sports Fields

TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of
the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed 
Ali Khamenei lauded Iran's female athletes 
for respecting the Islamic code of dressing
 (Hijab) in sports arenas.

"The presence of sports women and girls who respect 
Hijab in international arenas is an extraordinary, 
highly important and valuable action," Ayatollah
Khamenei said in a meeting with Iranian athletes
in Tehran on Monday.

The leader further lamented the growing number
of threats posed to Muslim women in Europe,
and said "Under such conditions, when a Muslim 
Iranian woman who is wearing Hijab becomes a 
champion and makes everyone to bow to 
her, a great thing has been done," he added.

"All people should appreciate the sportswomen 
who show up in international sports arenas with 
Hijab, grace and poise," Ayatollah Khamenei

Ayatollah Khamenei has always lauded the efforts
made by Iranian and Muslim women throughout the
history to safeguard the logical and religious values
of their societies.

"Iranian women protect their families and play 
significant roles in political and social events,"
Ayatollah Khamenei said in a message to the
Congress on 7,000 Women Martyrs of 
wartime earlier this month.

The Supreme Leader also said that role and status
of Muslim women throughout history are very prominent. 

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