- Raha Moharrak: Everyone should have the right to pursue their own personal goals in sport
- But there are not enough opportunities for women to practice sports in Saudi Arabia, she says
Raha Moharrak is the first Saudi woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. She is an Athlete Ambassador for Shirzanan, a Muslim women and sports advocacy group. Her memoir, "For All Us Dreamers," will be published in 2017. The views expressed are her own.
(CNN)As athletes from around the world compete in Rio de Janeiro in the Summer Olympics, many Saudi women also dream of playing sports and winning gold medals for our country.