Saudi Arabia’s Olympic team has been in the international news throughout the Rio Olympics, mostly due to participation by Saudi women in track and field sports. The biggest newspapers across the globe have featured Saudi Arabian athletes splashed across their broadsheets. Here are some of the most popular photos of Saudi Arabia at the Rio Olympics.
At the opening ceremony
Saudi Arabian runner, Abdullah Abkar Mohammed, participating in the men’s 100m dash.
The contingent in Rio
Runner Sarah Attar at the opening ceremony
Sarah Attar running in the Olympics marathon.
Kariman Abduljadayel giving it her all in the 100 meters race.
Saudi Arabian fencer Lubna Al-Omair in her women’s foil bout against Brazilian Taís Rochel.
Saudi Arabia’s lone weightlifter at the games, Mohsen Duhaylib, participating in the men’s 69 KG event.
Sultan Al Dawoodi preparing for his throw in the discus throw event.