Qatar Foundation (QF) will hold a number of sport events on Qatar’s third National Sport Day which falls on February 11 this year. The events will be held at six major locations across QF, each hosting a particular set of activities. Activities will take place between 9am – 3pm, with awards being presented to the winners at 4pm.
Qatar Foundation will open its doors for the whole family and encourage them to take part in a number of activities. These include running, football, basketball, tennis, swimming and cricket. There will also be activities for disabled members of the community as well as bouncy castles and drawing stations for children.
In the run up to the day-long event, a number of sport tournaments have already begun. Teams made up of QF employees have been competing against each other in football, tennis and open squash tournaments. Male students have been competing in basketball, handball and futsal tournaments, while female students are competing in open basketball championship. The finals of the games will be played on National Sport Day.
Noora Bu-Helaiqa, head of Public Relations at Qatar Foundation, said: “Qatar Foundation is keen on participating in every activity that helps educate Qatari society about the importance of sports in leading a healthy lifestyle. Sports and health have a crucial role to play in the human development aspect of Qatar National Vision 2030”.
QF has opened a special page on its website, with details of all the activities. Members of the public will be able to watch the day unfold through live broadcast of events on social media platforms.
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