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Arab women's role in sport highlighted
Exhibition highlights skills of athletes not usually allowed to take part in physical exercise in home countries.
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2012 21:53

For the first time, every competing nation has sent female athletes to the Olympics.

And coinciding with the Games is an exhibition highlighting the role of Arab women in sport.

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports .

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