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QOC Secretary General visits Team Qatar accommodation at Olympic Village

TOKYO, Japan – The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Secretary General H.E Jassim bin Rashid Al Buenain visited Team Qatar accommodation at the Olympic Village of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games on Sunday.

Al Buenain has appreciated the administrative delegation’s efforts in providing safe environment for Team Qatar athletes at this global sports event.

On the other hand, Qatar’s beach volleyball team arrived in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday to participate in the 2020 Olympics to be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

The delegation is headed by President of Qatar Volleyball Association Ali bin Ghanem Al Kuwari.

Qatar’s Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan were drawn in Pool C and will take on World No 5 Jacob Gibb and Taylor Crabb of the United States, World No 18 Adrian Carambula and Enrico Rossi of Italy and World No 19 Adrian Heidrich and Mirco Gerson of Switzerland.

The Qatari duo will begin their campaign in the Olympics on July 25 with a match against Adrian Heidrich and Mirco Gerson of Switzerland.

Qatar’s rower Tala Abujbara began her training sessions in Japan in preparation for her campaign at Tokyo Olympics.

Tala Abujbara has secured her spot in Tokyo Olympics after clocking a time of 8:20 minutes at Asia and Oceania Rowing Qualification Championship in Kuwait.

Tala claimed the gold medal of the 2016 GCC Rowing Championships in Doha and the bronze medal of the 2017 Arab Rowing Championships in Tunisia.

Ahmed Yousef Al Darwish, Team Qatar’s Deputy Chef de Mission stressed that administrative delegation will leave no stone unturned to help the Qatari athletes perform to their full potentials and do our nation proud.

Team Qatar’s Media delegation visited Tokyo Media Center on Sunday. Abdulhadi Al Sahli, Head of Team Qatar’s Media delegation said that the visit will help the Qatari media personnel provide the best media coverage for Tokyo Olympics.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee