Female Olympic athletes show "we can all achieve"

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Adrielle Alexandre, a young athlete from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, prepares for a ballet class. Photo: UNIC Brazil

Seeing women compete and succeed in the 2016 Rio Olympics shows the world that "we are all created equal, and we can all achieve".

That's according to UN Women's social media manager, Beatrice Frey, who has returned from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this week.

Ms Frey has been working with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on several UN Women projects to empower young girls through sports.

The 2016 Olympics has seen the highest female participation with 45% of athletes being women.

Laura Jarriel asked Ms Frey how it felt to witness so many incredible moments.

Duration: 3'35"

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