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BAHRAIN wins their FIRST OLYMPIC MEDAL ever! And it’s a WOMAN!

Bahrain also won their first medal:  MaryanYusuf Jamal won bronze in the women’s 1500 meters! (technically they won four years ago but their 2008 winner was stripped for doping!)

Then there’s Bahrain, which technically joined the first-timers club in Beijing four years ago, only to have its bronze-medal winner, runner Rashid Ramzi, stripped of his medal for doping. Ramzi, a Morroccan by birth, competed as a Bahrainian thanks to a job with the kingdom’s Royal Palace Guard.

In London, Bahrain’s MaryamYusuf Jamal won bronze in the women‘s 1500 meters. Jamal was born in Ethiopia.

YEA!  Here’s the Bahrain national anthem!


About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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    1. […] Two new nations left the terrible never medalled at the Olympics club this summer:  Gabon and Bahrain (who won with a woman athlete to boot!).  Gabon is in former French West Africa and Bahrain, where […]

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