Qatar's Olympic Games team for Rio will total 38 athletes representing 10 sports federations, it has been reported.
AFP said Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), will head Qatar's delegation to the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.
The Qatari Olympic mission comprises 38 athletes representing sports including athletics, handball, shooting, equestrian, boxing, beach volleyball, swimming, table tennis, judo and weightlifting.
The Saudi Olympic Committee has approved four female Saudi athletes to compete as part of the kingdom's team at the Rio Olympics.
Sara Al-Attar, Lubna Al-Omair, Cariman Abu Al-Jadail and Wujud Fahmi will become only the second group of women Olympians to represent Saudi Arabia, where women are barred from driving and are subject to a restrictive male guardianship system.For all the latest sports news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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