As a teen, Lari would skate before and after school at the only rink in Abu Dhabi, located within Zayed Sports City.
The 35-year-old has firmly established herself in the sport in her country, and she now wants to use her position to inspire other women.
Dana Hussain competed in the 100m sprint at the 2008 Beijing Olympics for Iraq, the only Iraqi athlete who had actually trained in the war torn country.
The news is great for the global game. It’s even better for the Leicester Falcons, an all-female, all-Muslim team who formed in response to the rule change.