Athletic

Team Qatar athletes aim for medals at Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo: After a one-year delay, the 2020 Summer Olympic Games will get underway in Tokyo, Japan on Friday.

The beach volleyball duo of Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan had their training session at the Shiokaze Park ahead of their opening match against Adrian Heidrich and Mirco Gerson of Switzerland on Sunday.

The training session was attended by the Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary General Jassim bin Rashid Al Buenain and the Qatar Volleyball Association Board Member Mohamed Salem Al Kuwari.

On the other hand, Tala Abujbara was hard at work preparing for the heats in the women’s sculls scheduled at Sea Forest Waterway.

Qatar’s Mohamed Al Rumaihi trained at Asaka Shooting Range. The trap shooter will begin his campaign at Tokyo Olympics on July 28.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee