Zahra Lari

 

 

 

Figure Skater

 

 

 

 

Zahra Lari (born March 3, 1995) is an Emirati figure skater. She is the first figure skater from the UAE to compete internationally. A practicing Muslim, she is also the first figure skater to compete in a hijab. She hopes to become the first athlete to represent the UAE in the 2018 Winter Olympics, and to serve as an inspiration to other young women.