UncategorisedAll set for Bahrain Sports Day

September 11, 20190

?The first-ever Bahrain Sports Day promises a packed programme set to take place on Tuesday, February 7 and covers all parts of the country in an attempt to promote sport and health-enhancing physical activities.
More than 10 ministries, four governorates, 28 sports federations, national and expatriate sports clubs in addition to the youth centres will all deliver a multi-sporting event on a single day.
Details on the upcoming sporting festival, organized by the Bahrain Olympic Committee in cooperation with the Youth and Sports Ministry, were revealed yesterday (Thursday) at a media conference.
Organising committee chairman and Southern Governor Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid Al Khalifa started the conference, held at the BOC premises in Seef, by thanking His Majesty King Hamad for his continued support to sports in Bahrain, leading the nation to massive development in all areas.
Shaikh Abdulla also referred to 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 as a role model for Bahrain’s athletes and his contributions to sports in the nation.
The conference began with a short film presentation on sports in Bahrain, how it evolved and most remarkable achievements on the national and international levels.
Late on, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports deputy general secretary and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) general secretary Abdulrahman Askar revealed the official mascot, which is inspired by the Bahrain map.
Furthermore, Askar described the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and the Youth and Sports Affairs Ministry as the Bahrain Olympic Committee’s main partners in bringing this first of its kind sport gathering in the Kingdom.
Among other speakers at yesterday’s conference was Youth and Sports Affairs Ministry’s Sport Affairs and Facilities assistant undersecretary Khalid Al Haj, who talked about the set of activities brought up by the sports clubs and youth centres, which are under the ministry’s umbrella.
On her part, Fajer Jassim briefed the attendees on the available facilities at the Sport Village in Riffa to host part of the events, while Lounes Madene revealed the timetable of the competitions organized and welcomed all members of the family to come along and enjoy a large set of entertaining and recreational programmes throughout the day.
A dedicated website featuring rich content of the upcoming event will also be launched shortly, according to Econtent supervisor Nawaf Abdulrahman, who also said the website will allow all visitors to explore seven different sections full of updatable data covering all aspects of the Bahrain Sports Day, in addition to news, multi-media content and live feeds.
It’s worth mentioning that the 2017 Bahrain Sports Day will be organized in compliance to the GCC National Olympic Committees Presidents’ decision to have a single day of sports and entertaining activities in all over the Gulf and is open to both citizens and expatriates of all ages.

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