These women train several times a week at the local beach. Traditional wrestling is slightly different to the Olympic sport and the women have to be taught certain techniques if they want to take their passion to another level. The most famous female wrestler in Senegal, Isabelle Sambou, is from Casamance. She went to the Olympic Games in London last year and got fifth place.
Miranda Ayim Photos Photos: Basketball - Olympics: Day 5
Maimouna Diarra #11 of Senegal and Miranda Ayim #9 of Canada go after a rebound in the Women's Basketball Preliminary Round Group B match between Canada and Senegal on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Youth Arena on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images South America)