Sunday, December 5, 2010

Rubab Raza

Rubab Raza (born January 15, 1991) is a Pakistani swimmer from Lahore. At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece she became her country\'s first female swimmer to compete at the event when she contested the 50 m freestyle, though unable to progress through the first round she undoubtedly opened up the opportunity for future female Pakistani swimmers.

Rubab has won a wild card entry for the 2004 Olympics due to her performances in swimming championships around the world. She also became the youngest sportswoman to represent Pakistan in any Olympics event when she took part in the 2004 Olympics at the age of 13. Rubab has an assortment of medals from various national and international tournaments including the South Asian Games and other competitions in Spain and India.

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