UncategorisedBOC ready for Mini Olympics, says Askar

September 11, 20190

?General Secretary the Bahrain Olympic Committee Abdulrahman Askar described the School Mini Olympics as one of the key programmes of the Bahrain Olympic Committee organized annually in compliance to the directives of Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, His Majesty the King’s Representative for Charity and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports chairman and committee president, for the development of sports in Bahrain.
The Fifth School Mini Olympics is organized by the BOC in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, and is scheduled to take place between March 8 and 22.
More than 2,000 students from government and private schools are taking part in this two-week event. Fourteen sports in total have been confirmed this year, including football, 3-on-3 basketball, volleyball and handball.
The remaining activities are table tennis, athletics cricket, hockey, swimming, water sports, gymnastics, taekwondo, jiu jitsu and karting.
Askar said the committee, with the assistance of the Education Ministry, will spare no efforts to make the fifth edition of the mini Olympics even more successful compared to the previous years.
He added that the school Olympis aims at discovering promising talents in various sports to create the future heroes, promote Olympic values and concepts among students, encourage exercise to achieve public health and expanding the foundation of sports and physical activities in a suitable sports environment.
Meanwhile, Askar issued a decision forming the standing committees for this year’s Mini Olympics, including technical committee, medical support committee, information technology committee, media committee, sports facilities, finance committee, services committee and activities support committee.

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