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Olympic Games / Britain / Women Athletes #1028545

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 09, 2012
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Gold medals for the US women’s soccer team, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt† and American boxer Claressa Shields† reported.

(London: Mark Phillips) The female athletes at the London Olympics featured; scenes shown of runner Sarah Attar†, the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete in the Games, Saudi judo athlete Wodjan Shaherkani††, American beach volleyball players, women boxers; details given about the International Olympic Committee’s pressure for all countries to include women. [ATTAR – says it can be inspiring for women in Saudi Arabia to not give up on your dreams.] [SHIELDS – says she doesn’t box like a girl.]

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Phillips, Mark
Duration:
00:02:40

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