Qatar Olympic Committee
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|National Olympic Committee|
|President||Tamim bin Hamad|
|Secretary General||Saoud Bin Abdulrahman|
Until the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Qatar was one of three counties that had never had a female competitor at the Olympic games. Qatar eventually sent four women, in swimming (Nada Arkaji), athletics (Noor Hussain Al-Malki), table tennis (Aya Majdi) and shooting (Bahiya Al-Hamad). Bahiya al-Hamad was also set to carry the Qatari flag at the opening ceremony, in what she said was a "truly historic moment".
- "London 2012 Olympics: Saudi Arabian women to compete". BBC News Online. 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2012-07-12.
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