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Iranian female kickboxer Farinaz Lari on conquering the ring

Boxers Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson are among the world's most famous athletes. But can you name a female boxer off the top of your head? Joining us from Vancouver is Farinaz Lari, who's had to fight her way into the ring. Against all odds, the 31-year-old became the first Iranian woman to win the World Kickboxing Championships. She tells us more about the challenges she's faced.

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