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Posted On: 22 June 2021 11:54 pm
Updated On: 23 June 2021 12:07 am

Qatar Judo athlete Ayoub Al Idrisi qualifies for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Vrinda Abilash
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Qatar Judo Athelete Ayoub Al Idrisi, has officially qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which will be held in Japan from July 23 to August 8.

Ayoub Al Idrissi qualified for the Olympics well after collecting 699 points thanks to the good results he obtained during his participation in international tournaments in 2020 and 2021, especially in the recent Grand Slam tournaments: the Georgia Championship last March, and the Turkish Championship last April, And the Russian Championship last May, and the World Championships in Hungary, which was held last week.

Al-Idrisi has participated in many camps in Japan, Morocco, Algeria, Uzbekistan and France, and has encountered the best international players and trained with them under the supervision of his coaches, Mohamed Bouhdo and Hamid Chaalali.

In a statement on this occasion Secretary-General of the Qatar Taekwondo, Judo and Karate Federation, Mr. Eid Al-Muraikhi, expressed his happiness over the qualification of Al-Idrisi, a player who supported judo, to the Tokyo Olympics.

Al Muraikhi said in a press statement that this qualification is an achievement for Qatari sports, the Qatar Olympic Committee and the Qatar Game Federation for their continuous support and advancement of sports to the Olympic ranks and their keenness to have the most supportive team in the Olympic forum. He added that this qualification came after extensive training for the most supportive player and his participation in external camps. And his contact with the world champions, as he managed, during his participation in international tournaments, to collect the total points of his family for the Olympics.

Source: QNA
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