Behnaz Shafiei
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The Iranian woman who wants to be world motocross champion

For years female sport has been frowned upon in Iran, with women still banned from even taking part as spectators.

But despite the challenges, women are competing. Behnaz Shafiei is a motocross racer who dreams of one day becoming world champion.

Kim Ghattas, who has spent the past week in Iran for the BBC, went to meet her.

  • 19 Aug 2015
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