Meet Fayik Abdi, the first Saudi Arabian skier to qualify for the Winter Olympic Games 
Meet Fayik Abdi, the first Saudi Arabian skier to qualify for the Winter Olympic Games 

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Fri, 2022-01-28 14:57

JEDDAH: Mention the Winter Olympics, and chances are you imagine participants from nations with snow-peaked mountains and cold weather.

What you don’t expect are athletes from a country known for its high temperatures, such as Saudi Arabia.

It’s time to adjust expectations. Saudi Fayik Abdi, 24, has qualified to compete in Alpine skiing — Giant Slalom category — at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics to take place from Feb. 4-20.

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