Rio 2016: Ibtihaj Muhammad’s Olympic story was a universal one after all | Politi

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RIO DE JANEIRO — To Eugene Muhammad, the fencer who stepped on the piste at 11 a.m. on Monday morning was not a trailblazer. She was the girl he taught to throw and swim, the daughter who grew up to become a top student, a self-confident young businesswoman, and of course, a world-class fencer who had…