Abu Rmeileh - 1st Olympic Palestinian

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/jon_wertheim/07/09/palesti...


Abu Rmeileh had recently competed in an international judo competition in Tokyo in the 73-kg (roughly 161-pound) weight class. He beat several opponents including the best judoka from Hong Kong and, based largely on his scores at that meet, he had accumulated the necessary points to qualify for the Olympic Games. "You're going to London."