RAMALLAH - Palestinian women participated in a rare track meet in Gaza
on Saturday, in an event sponsored by the United Nations and the Palestinian Olympic Committee.
The athletes ran 100, 400 and 1,500 meters in Saturday's championship. Some raced barefoot and others waved to cheering spectators during their races.Read
Runner Ghada al-Zamt came third in the 1,500 meters. She says women's athletics are not encouraged in Gaza. Participants in Saturday's meet included university students and amateur athletes.
the story from the Associated Press...