|Susan Paler Alkhaldi, the mother of Jasmine Alkhaldi (featured on magazine cover), is just one of the supporters rooting for the Saudi-Filipino swimmer taking part in Olympics. (AP)|
By Ahmed SUHAIMI - Al Arabia
Jasmine Alkhaldi, a Saudi-Filipino swimmer, who represents the Philippines in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, has been receiving dozens of comments from Arabs on her Twitter account over the past few days, wishing her the best of luck. Yasmin is participating in the 100-meter freestyle event in the Games.
“Oh. I can’t understand and speak Arabic but THANK YOU so much for all your tweets of support. I will definitely do my best,” Jasmine wrote on her Twitter account, after her fans wished her to become a winner of the gold medal. Her followers assured her that many people in Saudi Arabia are following her and wish her the best of luck.