Asma Elbadawi: The hijabi basketballer who changed the rules

Asma Elbadawi, who was born in Sudan and raised in the UK, is a basketball player and coach.

Throughout her career she has battled stereotypes and in 2014, she helped campaign to overturn a ban on hijabs in professional basketball.

In addition to being a first class athlete, Asma is also a successful spoken word poet, as she explains to BBC What’s New.

Video Journalist: Alpha Kamara.

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