Posted on April 01, 2015

Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee and President of the Organizing Committee for the 2nd GCC Beach Games H.E. Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani completed a full inspection on Monday, 30th March, of host venues Al-Gharafa Club and Katara Cultural Village ahead of the Games which take place April 2-9.

Accompanying His Excellency Sheikh Saoud on his tour were Executive Director of the Organizing Committee, Khalid al-Muhanadi, and Director of PR and Marketing at Qatar Olympic Committee, Mohamed al-Fadala. They confirmed the facilities were ready for action, with fun-zones already set up and eagerly awaiting spectators. Over 300 athletes from around the GCC will participate in 13 events across eight sporting disciplines. The multi-purpose complex at Al-Gharafa Club will host the volleyball, handball, football and 3x3 basketball events, while Katara Cultural Village, situated on Doha’s Corniche, will host open water swimming, rowing, sailing and air sports.Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary 2 [].jpgQatar Olympic Committee Secretary 3 [].jpg