This was when I finally got myself out from behind my camera and on screen for Al Jazeera. Filmed by Jamil Bassil.

Broadcast December 15th, 2011.

Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys reports on Qatar's 12-year-old swimming prospect Noah Alkhulaifi who, along with his two younger brothers, is setting his sights on the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Noah will compete against grown men at the Arab Games taking place in the Qatari capital, coached by Olympic finalist and former European champion Ylasov of Ukraine.

He will then settle back into a routine of school, training, and setting regional swimming records - one of which younger brother Jacob has already surpassed.

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