Sheikh Joaan reelected President of Qatar Olympic Committee

Sheikh Joaan reelected President of Qatar Olympic Committee

By QLSports

His Excellency Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani was unanimously re-elected as President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) for a new Olympic term 2021- 2024 and HE Jassim bin Rashid Al Buenain was elected as Secretary-General of the QOC.

The elections took place in the General Assembly meeting held yesterday under the leadership of HE Sheikh Joaan where HE Mohamed Yousef Al Mana was elected First QOC Vice President, HE Dr. Thani bin Abdulrahman Al Kuwari Second QOC Vice President, HE Jassim bin Rashid Al Buenain QOC Secretary General and Nasser Bin Saleh Al Attiyah as Chair of QOC's Athletes Commission.

During the meeting, HE Sheikh Joaan thanked the sports federations, praising the achievements made by Team Qatar athletes this year, which included two gold medals and one bronze medal at Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and a bronze medal in the Paralympic Games.

HE Sheikh Joaan also urged the federations to make more efforts in preparation for the upcoming competitions of the Qatari teams.

The meeting began with approving the minutes of the previous general assembly meeting held in February 2020 and discussed the QOC strategy to prepare national teams for 2030 Asian Games.

The general assembly highlighted the QOC achievements in 2020 and 2021 and successful participation in 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as its winning bid to host the 2030 Asian games.

The meeting also discussed the QOC budget for, GCC Games in Kuwait, 2022 Asian Games in China and a number of topics tabled on the agenda.

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