Breaking of woman’s hymen

Assalam o Alaikum,

I have always received guidance from your teachings and most of the questions get answered. But recently I encountered an issue regarding hymen
of the women's vagina. It is considered that the breaking of hymen after marriage is the sign of a woman's virginity. Is that correct? Because I couldn't find any such reference or say till now. Or is it just part of the culture?

If this is compulsory for a woman that her hymen should not break without the sexual intercourse with her husband, then what if she is an athlete or maybe by some other reason it breaks (as the hymen breaks while cycling or by any such activity or using tampons).

Please guide me in the light of Islam. I will be looking forward to your response.

Regards,

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