Bullfighting - Cristina Sanchez

Cristina Sanchez the first woman bullfighter in modern times. She took her alternativa in 1998. Popular with the spectators. In 1999 she announced her retirement at the end of the season, complaining that male prejudice against her was so strong she was unable to get the top billings she deserved. Some bullfighters have publicly declared that they would not fight on the same billing as her.