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In Pictures: Saudi Arabia At The 2016 Rio Olympics

In Pictures: Saudi Arabia At The 2016 Rio Olympics

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

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Photo Credit: indianexpress.com

Saudi Arabian runner, Abdullah Abkar Mohammed, participating in the men’s 100m dash.

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Photo Credit: zimbio.com

The contingent in Rio

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Photo Credit: al-jazirah.com

Runner Sarah Attar at the opening ceremony

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Photo Credit: ichef-1.bbci.co.uk

Sarah Attar running in the Olympics marathon.

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Photo Credit: runnersworld.com

Kariman Abduljadayel giving it her all in the 100 meters race.

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Photo Credit: i2.cdn.turner.com

Saudi Arabian fencer Lubna Al-Omair in her women’s foil bout against Brazilian Taís Rochel.

Photo Credit: i.dailymail.co.uk
Photo Credit: i.dailymail.co.uk

Saudi Arabia’s lone weightlifter at the games, Mohsen Duhaylib, participating in the men’s 69 KG event.

Photo Credit: zimbio.com
Photo Credit: zimbio.com

Sultan Al Dawoodi preparing for his throw in the discus throw event.

Photo Credit: arabianbusiness.com
Photo Credit: arabianbusiness.com

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