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Muslim weightlifter competes in USA National Weightlifting Competition

It's nice to read that she has been allowed to compete:  Full story.

Previous story from June 27.

Related: As we PhotoBlogged earlier, the Iranian women's soccer team was banned from an Olympic qualifying tournament in a similar dispute

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Kulsoom Abdullah, of Atlanta, competes during the national weightlifting championships on Friday, July 15, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Abdullah is the first woman to compete in the championships while wearing clothing that covers her legs, arms and head, in keeping with her Muslim faith, after the International Weightlifting Federation ruled on her behalf that athletes could wear a full-body "unitard" under the customary weightlifting uniform.

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Kulsoom Abdullah, of Atlanta, competes during the national weightlifting championships on Friday, July 15 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Kulsoom Abdullah, of Atlanta, waits to compete at the national weightlifting championships on Friday, July 15 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Charlie Neibergall / AP

Kulsoom Abdullah, of Atlanta, competes during the national weightlifting championships on Friday, July 15 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

After a hard-fought battle in the name of her faith, Muslim weightlifter Kulsoom Abdullah is now able to compete without violating her religious beliefs. Abdullah discusses her victory with msnbc's Thomas Roberts.