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Olympics Day 7 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Noor Hussain Al-Malki of Qatar pulls up injured in the Women's 100m Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Qatar runner Noor Al-Malki

It was a heartbreaking scene on Friday for Qatar runner Noor Hussain Al-Malki, the first female athlete at the Olympics in her country's history. As a nervous Al-Malki pushed out of the starting blocks, she immediately clutched at her right leg, wincing in pain. After a couple of steps, she collapsed to the track and stayed there as her fellow competitors sprinted toward the finish line. More on this story from Martin Rogers