Doha, 22 January 2024 - H.E. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic Committee and Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the World Aquatics Championships - Doha 2024, visited Aspire Dome today to review preparations for the upcoming global event, which will be held from February 2 to 18.
During the visit, Sheikh Joaan inspected competition venues and related facilities at Aspire Dome that will be utilized for the World Championships. He also met with the directors of the local organizing committees to discuss progress and final preparations for the event.
H.E. Sheikh Joaan was accompanied on his visit by H.E. Jassim bin Rashid Al Buainain, Secretary-General of the Qatar Olympic Committee and Vice Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee for the World Aquatics Championships - Doha 2024.
The World Aquatics Championships, which will be held for the first time in the Middle East, will feature more than 2,600 athletes from 197 countries competing in six sports: swimming, diving, water polo, artistic swimming, open water swimming, and high diving.