venerdì 30 settembre 2005


La prima atleta americana che partecipa a una competizione in Iran dal 1979. Si era anche portata la bandiera da casa, poi però l'avevano anche loro.

"[...]"It's wonderful to get to know people as people, regardless of what the governments say," Ms. Kureshi says, referring to the 25-year estrangement between the US and the Islamic Republic.

[...] "I'm proud to be an American Muslim athlete - I love America, and the freedom [there] to be a Muslim; and I love Iran," says Kureshi, who made the visit with one coach who helped organize the US presence.

In Iran, US runner joins the races, Scott Peterson, The Christian Science Monitor, 30 settembre 2005

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