Uncategorised3,000 set for Third Mini Olympics

September 11, 20190

Registration for the Third School Mini Olympics has reached deadlines with 3,000 students of different government and private schools taking part.
The third edition of the School Mini Olympics is scheduled to take place from April 21 until May 5 with 24 schools in total, including 16 government and 18 private schools, to battle in 10 sports disciplines.
The third edition of the Mini Olympics is organized by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education.
There are nine sports events that have been staged for this year’s event, including three team sports – football, basketball and volleyball.
According to Human Resources and Administrative Services manager Fadi Humaidan, the organising committee has also finalized the timetable and venue for each competition as the volleyball championship is due to take place at the Bahrain Volleyball Association gym in Riffa.
Football championship will be held at the Bahrain Football Association grounds in Riffa and Khalifa Sports City Stadium in Isa Town.
The Bahrain Volleyball Association gym, located at Isa Sports City in Riffa, will embrace the volleyball championships, while the basketball tournament is due to take place at Um Al Hassam Complex.
 Other competitions include athletics (Khalifa Sports City track), aquathlon (Sofitel Bahrain), swimming (Khalifa Sports City), table tennis (Bahrain Table Tennis Association), taekwondo (Bahrain Handball Association) and special needs athletics (Bahrain Disabled Sports Federation).
The main goal of the School Mini Olympics is to promote the concept of public health and creating a competitive sports environment among students, spreading knowledge and physical education among the younger generation, highlight the principles of Olympic values and ideals. It also seeks to motivate them to practice sports activities and follow a healthy life style.

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