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Tajik female boxer's hopes for Olympic games

9 July 2012 Last updated at 17:44 BST

Out of Tajikistan's 15 athletes taking part in this year's Olympic games, just three of them are women.

One of them is 20-year-old Mavzuna Chorieva who is hoping to strike a blow for female boxing in her country.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Shamsiya Qasim