Qatar to Allow Women to Compete for First Time at London 2012

February 21, 2012

The Qatar Olympic Committee have said they will send women athletes to the Olympics for the first time at the London Games.

Sheik Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, troche the general secretary of the Qatar Olympic Committee, cialis says the IOC has offered Qatar wild card invitations for two female athletes to compete in London—swimmer Nada Arkaji and sprinter Noor al-Malki.

Al Thani says the number of female entrants from Qatar could rise to four.

Qatar, viagra Saudi Arabia and Brunei have never sent women athletes to an Olympics.

Qatar made its announcement Monday as it released details of Doha’s bid to host the 2020 Games.

by Ismail Uddin