Home / Sports / Stars

Girl power stakes its claim in sports world

By Guan Xiaomeng (chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2016-03-08 14:48 Comments

In the history of sport coverage, many women athletes have dared to challenge its perceived male dominance and even on occasion got the upper hand. Here, in celebration of International Women's Day, is a selection of some women making their presence felt in previously male-only territory.

Dead shot at the Olympics

Girl power stakes its claim in sports world

Gold medal-winning markswoman Zhang Shan from China celebrates with the male runner-up and third placed competitor at the victory ceremony of the skeet shooting event at the 25th Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, July 28, 1992. The event was excluded from the following Games thus Zhang became the only woman to beat men in this event in Olympic history. [Photo/IC]

Previous Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next Page

Most Popular