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In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Olympians from Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait competing in Rio at the Olympic Games

In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Saudi Arabia's Kariman Abuljadayel (L) and Malaysia's Zaidatul Husniah Zulkifli compete in the Women's 100m Preliminary Round during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Alia Saeed Mohammed of United Arab Emirates leads a group in the Women's 10,000 metres final on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Sitora Hamidova of Uzbekistan and Alia Saeed Mohammed of United Arab Emirates lead a group in the Women's 10,000 metres final on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Nada Albedwawi of United Arab Emirates competes in the Women's 50m Freestyle heat on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Clive Rose/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
United Arab Emirates' Khaled Alkaabi competes in the men's double trap qualification during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016. (Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Lyes Bouyacoub of Algeria competes against Ivan Remarenco of United Arab Emirates during the men's -100kg elimination round judo contest on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Carioca Arena 2 on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Abdalelah Haroun of Qatar reacts after the Men's 400m Semi Final on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Dalal Mesfer Al Harith of Qatar competes in round one of the Women's 400m on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Qatar's Nasser Al Attiya competes during the Skeet men's qualifications at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Rio de Janeiro on August 13, 2016, during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Fares Ibrahim E. H. Elbakh of Qatar competes during the Weightlifting - Men's 85kg on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Abubaker Haydar Abdalla of Qatar competes in round one of the Men's 800 metres on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Ian Walton/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Saudi Arabia's Sultan Mubarak Al-Dawoodi competes in the Men's Discus Throw Qualifying Round during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Lubna Alomair of Saudi Arabia looks on during the women's individual foil on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Saudi Arabia's Mohsen Al Duhaylib competes during the men's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016. (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Bahrain's Ruth Jebet competes in the Women's 3000m Steeplechase Round 1 during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 13, 2016. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Ali Khamis Khamis of Bahrain and Liemarvin Bonevacia of the Netherlands compete during the Men's 400m Round 1 on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Ian Walton/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Oman's Mazoon Khalfan Saleh al-Alawi (R) reacts after competing in the Women's 100m Round 1 during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. (Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Gulf athletes in action at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Swimmer Faye Husain of Kuwait celebrate after competing in the Women's 50m Freestyle heats during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. (Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images)