Women’s Inclusion in Sports Competes in Rio Games | Inter Press Service

At the age of 14, Kaillana de Oliveira of Brazil knows she won’t be as tall as most professional basketball players, because of family genetics. But she is not letting that get in the way of her dream of standing out in the sport. “I’m point guard, and you don’t have to be so tall for that position,” Oliveira, a student at the Olympic Villa – a multi-purpose sports complex – in the poor Rio

Source: Women’s Inclusion in Sports Competes in Rio Games | Inter Press Service

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