Kosovo swimmer Rita Zeqiri prepares to dive into the pool during her training session in the village of Hajvalia near Kosovo capital Pristina on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Zeqiri, a 20 year old law student, will swim in backstroke event on Aug. 7. “Taking part in the first Olympic Games for Kosovo is an honor. I’m prepared well and I will do my best to represent my country as best as I can,” Zeqiri told The Associated Press at her training pool. Kosovo, will take part at its first-ever Olympics since it declared independence eight years ago. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

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