QOC celebrates a new chapter of Achievements at Sports Excellence Awards

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2021-11-16 | Since 2 Week

QOC celebrates a new chapter of Achievements at Sports Excellence Awards

Doha, 16 November 2021 - The Qatar Olympic Committee held its annual Sport Excellence Awards  at Barahat Msheireb to honor  those who made glorious achievements and  took  Qatar’s name to  greater heights at the Olympic and sports levels during the  year 2021. The ceremony attended by HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, the president of Qatar Olympic Committee.

In Sunday’s ceremonial event  , awards were presented to athletes , administrators, sport personalities and  institutions supporting the sports  , with the  attendance of prominent sport and public figures, representatives of government and privative organizations who spared no effort  to supporting   Qatari  sport movement  over   a  tricky sport season  in which COVID-19 challenges  have changed the path  of  the sports  worldwide.

H.E Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, the president of Qatar Olympic Committee confirmed that this Sport Excellence Awards comes in the light of QOC’s constant commitment to honor the athletes of prominent achievements along with the partners from Ministries and institutions that are supporting the sport movement.

His Excellency lauded all the achievements being made this year, appreciated team Qatar’s new chapter of achievements in Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and  described the Qatar’s participation as the best – ever  in the nation’s  sports history, which  ended with 4 medals, including two gold medals claimed  by  Faris  Ibrahim and Mutaz Barshim and a bronze medal clinched by the Qatar beach volleyball team, in addition to Abdulrahman Abdulqader broze metal at the shot pot competitions of the Paralympic games.

H.E Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani  said that these ongoing series of success of team Qatar at different domains are an outcome of unlimited support given by His  Highness the Amir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the first supporter of sports.

.The president of the Qatar Olympic Committee expressed his pride and gratitude of all  efforts made by team Qatar stars who honored Qatari sports at different regional, continental and international levels. H.E wished good luck and more record of achievements for team Qatar in upcoming sport events.

Speaking during the event,  the Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary General HE  Jassim  Rashid Al Buenain  delivered   messages of thanks and gratitude to His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani  for his unlimited  support to the   Qatar sports , that   keeps up our nation’s achievements grow year after year at all domains.

H.E Secretary General said: ” We made history and stole the spotlights at Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games after adding  unprecedented achievements to  the Qatar’s  sport record.  Our team Qatar  won two gold medals and  secured another two bronze medals to lead the Arabic standings at the Games as Qatar took the 41st place in the overall standings.

“ This achievement  came  on the  background of constant effort over many years to develop Qatari sport movement in order to reach the highest level of success .

On this occasion, we appreciate the role played by the  Ministries, government bodies, authorities, public institutions and private companies in supporting the country’s sport movement,  in way that keep our plans, goals and ambitions applicable and possible” Added the QOC Secretary General

HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, the president of Qatar Olympic Committee handed over the Sport Excellence Awards to the following honorees:

Sports Excellence Awards 2021:

Athletes:

• Male Athlete of the Year Award: Fares Ibrahim, Mutaz Barshim and Abderrahman Samba.

• Female Athlete of the Year Award: Tala Abujbara

• Male Para-Athlete of the Year Award: Abdulrahman Abdulqader Abdulrahman

• Female Para-Athlete of the Year Award: Sara Hamdi Masoud

• Promising Male Athlete of the Year Award: Saeed Zmzom Alabsi

• Jockey of the Year Award: Faleh Bo Ghneim

• Golden Federation Award: Qatar Weightlifting and Fencing Federation, Qatar Athletics Federation and Qatar Volleyball Association

• Men’s Team of the Year Award: Beach Volleyball Team

• Women’s Team of the Year Award: Women’s Table Tennis Team

• Male best personal sports Achievement in Community Award: Rashid rashid Al khayarin Al-hajri

• Female best personal sports Achievement in Community Award: Sheikha Hind bint Hamad AL-Thani, Sheikha Asma bint Thani AL-Thani, Lolwa Al-Marri and Sheikha Hanoof bint Thani AL- Thani

Administration:

• Distinguished Governmental Institution in Supporting Olympic Movement Awad: Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Foreign Affairs

• Media Partner Award: Al Kass Channels

• Recognition Award for Personalities that served sport in Qatar: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Eid Al Thani and Yousef Ahmed Alsai

• Team Qatar Official Supporter Award: Ibn Ajayan Projects and Aamal Company

• Official Sponsor of Sport For Life Programs Award: Vodafone

• Distinguished company in supporting sport: Sports Corner

• Distinguished local company in supporting sport: Snoonu 

• Coach of the Year Award: Ibrahim Al Said Hassouna and Mariano Baracetti

• Male Administrator of the Year Award: Khalifa Yousef Abdul Malik, Zayed Mubarak Al-khayarin, Mohamed Salem Al-kuwari and Mohamed Anbar Al-Nasser

• Female Administrator of the Year Award: Nawal Abdulla Al-Sulaiti

• Referee of the Year Award: Abdullah Ali Al Motawa Al Hammadi

• Female Referee of the Year Award: Abeer Al-Buainain

• Camel Trainer of the Year Award: Mohamed Khalid Al Attiyah

• Camel Owner of the Year Award: Nasser Abdulla Al Mesnad

• Horse Owner of the Year Award: Khalifa S Al Kuwari

• Qatari Horse Trainer of the Year Award: Ibrahim Saeed Almalki


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