?The Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) honored 39 young athletes with outstanding academic marks at a special reception ceremony.
Honorees represent nine national sports federations, namely table tennis, athletics, swimming, weightlifting, bowling, equestrian and endurance, sports for athletes with disabilities, golf and fencing.
They received special awards from BOC general secretary Abdulrahman Askar and board member and woman’s sport committee chairwoman Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa and Bahrain Football Association member Aref Al Mannai.
This initiative was in line with the directives of Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports chairman and BOC president, to support national teams athletes in different sports.
It’s also part of the BOC strategy to motivate young Bahrain national teams’ athletes and continue their remarkable academic excellence, and boost their morale ahead of their coming major regional and international sporting events.
Table Tennis: Ibrahim Habib Ashoor, Amal Walid Al Nuaimi, Abbas Ali Abdulwahab, S. Murtada Hussain Ali Mahfouz, Salman Mohammed Ramadan. Golf: Fares Isa Al Qutami. Weightlifting: Zahra Hassan Abdullah. Athletics: Mahmoud Mohammed Abdulrauf. Fencing: Layla Fardeen Ali Mohamed. Sport for athletes with disabilities: Maryam Saber, Ali Juffairi. Equestrian: Ma’ayof Abdulaziz Al Rumaihi, Hassan Mohammed Dadullah. Bowling: Ahmed Amin Al Awadhi, Ali Mahmoud Yousef, Dana Yaqoob Yousef, Mohammed Mahmoud Yousef. Swimming: Khalid Abdulla Baba, Nasser Mohammed Al Quti, Nasser Al Tamimi, Retaj Razi Amin, Ryan Razi Amin, Abdullah Isa Ahmed, Alaa Adel Bin Rajab, Abdullah Khaled Jamal, Abdullah Bader Al Assomi, Abdel Moneim Ali Khalil, Jaffar Ammar Al Ekri, Mohammed Ammar Al Ekri, Ali Ammar Al Ekri, Suhail Ahmed, Omar Abdullah Ibrahim, Mohammed Saleh Salman, Mohammed Abdullah Ibrahim, Ali Saleh Salman, Zein Tarek Juma, Amani Tarek Juma Aya Adel Bin Rajab, Zaynab Qahiri.