Posted on March 20, 2011

In a ceremonial scene, the competitions of the 4th Schools Olympic Program under the slogan “ Sport and Education” were concluded at Aspire Dome on Saturday.

Thousands of male students representing different schools and learning stages have competed in the final round in eight sports, football, volleyball, basketball, handball, table-tennis, gymnastics and Athletics and swimming.

SOP closing scene on Saturday attracted a crowd of  families, parents, relatives and fans who flocked in groups into Aspire Dome to watch the skills and performance of their respective students in various sport events .

SOP is a pioneer idea that came in response to the prestigious initiative of HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Heir Apparent and President of QOC in an attempt to link sports activities with others, beside encouraging school students to practice sport as an integral part of their lifestyle