Competing at the Olympics may almost be taken for granted by athletes in some countries, but for others they simply have not had the chance to get there before.

That is now changing in Qatar, which will send female athletes to the London Games for the very first time.

Al Jazeera's Rhodri Davies met one of them, Nada Arakji, a member of the Gulf Arab state's national swimming team.

Source: Al Jazeera