Middle East
Qatari women prepare for Olympic debut
For the very first time, conservative Gulf Arab state will send female athletes to the Games, in London.
Last Modified: 22 May 2012 18:44

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.

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