Qatar's Gold Medals at Tokyo Olympics Affirms the Wise Leadership's Interest in Sports

Qatar's Gold Medals at Tokyo Olympics Affirms the Wise Leadership's Interest in Sports By Qatar Day - August 01, 2021

Olympic Gold Medalist Mutaz Barshim

HE President of the Asian Athletics Association Dahlan Jumaan Al Hamad extended sincerest congratulations to HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HH the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, HH the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani, and HE President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani on the occasion of Qatar's great accomplishment in athletics after champion Mutaz Barshim won the gold medal in the Men's high jump at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

HE Al Hamad underlined that the historic achievement affirms the wise leadership's great support to Qatari champions and its keenness on preparing the athletes to achieve the highest positions and honor the Qatari sports in the biggest sporting event which is the Olympic Games.

The President of the Asian Athletics Association said that the great achievement of Mutaz Barshim in the Men's high jump and Fares Ibrahim in the weightlifting demonstrates the great attention paid by the wise leadership to sports and athletes.

He added that the gold medal accomplished by Mutaz Barshim followed another historic victory for the State of Qatar after winning the first ever Olympic gold. This indicates the successful development path set by the wise leadership for the Qatari champions to move forward on the path of accomplishments at a steady pace, following the achievement of champion Mohamed Suleiman's medal in Barcelona, Barshim's bronze medal in London and silver medal in Rio de Janeiro, and now the gold medal in Tokyo.

HE the President of the Asian Athletics Association Barshim is one of the persistent heroes who considers sports a special challenge to achieve success and achievements, adding that Barshim achieved the gold and made all Qataris proud of this historic achievement, which was the result of great work, organized planning, continuous effort and great determination to reach the podiums.

(QNA)

By Qatar Day - August 01, 2021

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