Ali Al-Hitmi elected First Vice President of International Gymnastics Federation

QNA
2021-11-07 | Since 3 Week

Ali Al-Hitmi

Antalya, 7 November 2021 - In a new achievement for Qatari sports, President of Qatar Gymnastics Federation Ali Al-Hitmi was elected First Vice President of the International Gymnastics Federation during the elections that took place on the sidelines of the General Assembly meeting held in Antalya, Turkey. 

After the elections, Ali Al-Hitmi said that his achievement will be recorded in sports history as a victory for the State of Qatar and all Arabs in gymnastics.

"I am very happy for this precious confidence that I obtained from the members of the General Assembly of the International Gymnastics Federation, who voted for me. " he added.  

Al-Hitmi also stressed that his success at today's election is a result for the fruitful efforts made by the Qatar Olympic Committee, chaired by H.E. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, and his great support for sports in the country.

The First Vice-President of the International Gymnastics Federation confirmed that the sports world is well aware of the value of the State of Qatar, which helped the members of the General Assembly give their votes to the candidate of the State of Qatar, adding that the support of Arab colleagues and their standing together with the only Arab candidate had had a good effect in achieving success, which is a matter of pride for me and for them.

Concluding, Al-Hitmi expressed his wish to live up to the expectations of all members of the General Assembly of the International Gymnastics Federation, and to work with them to promote the culture of this sport more and more and develop it in the Middle East. 


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