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Australia’s first female Muslim boxer is GUARANTEED a medal at Commonwealth Games after stunning win

Tina Rahimi stepped into the ring as the first Muslim woman to box for Australia in the Commonwealth Games and stepped out a landmark medallist after a bravura, trailblazing performance.

Outpointing England’s home hope Sameenah Toussaint 5-0 in their featherweight quarter-final on Thursday, the pioneering Sydneysider demonstrated she’s not just a striking role model but one hell of a fighter too.

Fighting with a headguard over her hijab while in full make-up, Rahimi silenced the partisan crowd by pouring forward and bullying her accomplished opponent for nine roughhouse minutes, winning every round convincingly.

The 26-year-old from Bass Hill only took up the sport for fitness four years ago while working as a make-up artist, yet here looked like a hardened veteran despite her lack of…


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