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Palestinian athlete aims for Olympics glory
Maher Abu Rmeileh from East Jerusalem says occupation will not deter him from bringing laurels for his country.
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 11:04

Palestine will be sending five participants at the London Olympics 2012.

Maher Abu Rmeileh, the first Palestinian to make it to the Olympics by qualifying in competition, aims to bring glory to his country in Judo.

But because Abu Rmeileh lives in East Jerusalem he has had difficulty in co-ordinating events with Palestinians on the other side of the separation wall.

Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from East Jerusalem.

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