Escondido’s Sarah Attar Makes History

Escondido High School graduate Sarah Attar runs for Saudi Arabia in the Women's 800m.

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Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia competes in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 8, 2012
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Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia competes in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 8, 2012
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Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia competes in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 8, 2012
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Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia competes in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 8, 2012
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Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia competes in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 8, 2012
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Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia competes in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 8, 2012
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia competes in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia smiles as she speaks to the media after competing in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia competes in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia competes in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Sarah Attar of Saudi Arabia enters the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Attar is one of the first female athletes to compete for Saudi Arabia at the Olympics. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
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Attar enters the stadium during the Opening Ceremony on July 27, 2012
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