Doha, 8 March 2023 - The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) celebrated the International Women’s Day at the Longines Arena (Al Shaqab) in recognition of Qatari women’s leading role in all aspects of society, specially sport.
A discussion panel kicked off the women’s day event with the participation of leading Qatari sporting personalities, including Al Adaam fencing star Lina Al-Buainain, Al Adaam 400m hurdler Mariam Fareed, and Haya Burshaid the founder of Wyld Gym. The panel session targeted several key topics such as success storytelling, breaking boundaries, unlocking human potential, and urging the next generation of girls to pursue their goals.
The International Women’s Day event also featured a run over two distances, 2.5 km and 5 km, with a wide participation of girls from different age groups.
This celebration of sport aims to enhance the concept of Sport For All, and inspires women generations to come that sport is a main pillar for growth and human development.