Qatar Olympic Committee celebrates TAFISA World Walking Day

2023-10-01 | Since 2 Month

QOC celebrates TAFISA World Walking Day

Doha, 1 October 2023 - The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has  marked the TAFISA World Walking Day on Sunday  at  the Al-Gharafa   Park, Doha. It’s an event that annually celebrated  by the Association for International Sport for All (TAFISA).

Around 250 students (boys and girls ) from primary schools, enthusiasts  of walking sport, directors of  QOC departments, heads of sections and units ,  representatives from Ashghal Public Works Authority and  Ministry of  Municipality  as well as  the sport and community personalities were integral part of Sunday’s event. All participants walked a 1km distance around Al-Gharafa Park.

Event director, Mohammed Abdulsalam Abdulla said “ this event is celebrated worldwide by the  lovers and amateurs from all age groups, as it is one of the QOC’s community programs that will  keep  sport for all concept active and  will  help individuals  to  build up better communities and improve the  learning process for students”.

For her part, Event  deputy director , Saeeda Mubarak Al-Abdulla said :”  We are truly grateful to having  primary school students and sport enthusiasts  in this event, as one of the event’s key objectives is enhancing  physical and mental activity, fight against modern disease and make sport for health concept applicable and real”.

The key objective  of TAFISA World Walking Day is to promote  sport for all  culture , to encourage society  doing  all types of sports, namely  the walking sport, because it is  more safer and acceptable to all age groups. 



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