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Sheikh Joaan honors Qatar’s national table tennis and swimming teams

DOHA-H.E. President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani honored Qatar’s national swimming and table tennis teams in recognition of their outstanding results at the 2021 Arab Table Tennis Championships concluded recently in Jordan and the 28th GCC Aquatics Championships held in Doha last month.

H.E. QOC Second Vice President Dr. Thani bin Abdulrahman Al-Kuwari, H.E. QOC Secretary General Jassim bin Rashid Al Buenain, President of the Qatar Table Tennis Association Khaleel Al Mohannadi, President of the Qatar Swimming Association Khaleel Al Jabir, Board Members of the two federations and Directors of QOC Departments attended the honoring ceremony.

H.E. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani congratulated the two teams on their achievements lauding efforts made by the presidents, members of the administrative and technical bodies and all the players of the two federations. He also reaffirmed that QOC is keen to support the national sports federations to enable them to achieve more in the forthcoming events.

Qatar’s table tennis team claimed the second place at the 2021 Arab Championship held in Jordan with 19 medals including 4 gold medals in both singles and doubles events, while Qatar’s swimming team won the title of youth and age group events at the 28th GCC Aquatics Championships in Doha. Team Qatar swimmers claimed 52 medals including 30 gold medals, 15 silver medals and 7 bronze medals. Qatar also took the second place in the open age group event with 10 medals including 3 gold medals, 6 silver medals and 1 bronze medal.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee