Follow the link below to read of hundreds of Palestinians gathering in Ramallah to see this scene—Judo player Maher Abu Rmeileh carrying the flag.
albawaba.com has an in-depth article featuring athletes from across the Arab world. Arabs spring into action: the dash to London 2012 at http://www.albawaba.com/slideshow/arab-olympics-2012-435440
ooking for drama? Try the
story of Ali Khousrof (also Khousref or Khosrof), the Yemeni contender in judo. Unfortunately, he lost his first match in the
last minute, but the story of what he went through to reach the Olympics is
inspiring. Read the caption to this
picture (9 of 13) in albawaba: Arabs spring into action: the dash to London
Sometimes it’s all about the journey.