IQNA

12:53 - July 27, 2020
News ID: 3472100
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Latvian weightlifting star Rebecca Koha has announced on the social network “Instagram” that she has become a Muslim woman.

 

With the announcement of her conversion to Islam, the athlete has deleted from social networks all the pictures that were related to her life so far.

Koha has left only a series of four photos showing hijab.

The 22-year-old athlete said: “Dear friends, my followers and everyone else! I have made a big decision in life. I am happy and grateful for it and I think I am doing the right thing. The only thing I ask is respect – if you have nothing good This is a special day for me because I became a Muslim.”

She performed the Shahadah ritual, thus converting to Islam, mbs.news reported. “I believe that a new and beautiful chapter in my life can begin,” added the athlete.

Rebecca Koha asked others not to share public photos showing her hair or other parts of the body – arms, legs, neck.

 

 

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