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Sheikh Joaan: The Participation in Tokyo Olympics Is the Best in the Qatari Sports History

Doha, August 07 (QNA) - HE President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani underlined that Qatar's participation in the 32nd Summer Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020) is the best in the Qatari sports history.

HE the QOC President said that Qatar accomplished three medals in the Olympics for the first time - two gold medals for weightlifter Fares Ibrahim in the 96 kg weightlifting and champion Mutaz Barshim in high jump, and one bronze medal in the beach volleyball which is the first medal for an Arab country in a team sports.

HE Sheikh Joaan expressed satisfaction with the medals accomplished which placed Qatar in first place among the Arab countries participating in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

HE the President of Qatar Olympic Committee affirmed that the distinguished results achieved in the Olympics are the fruit of the unlimited support to the sports sector by HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, and the great efforts made by the sports federations.

HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani extended thanks and appreciation to all athletes of Al-Adaam team for their great efforts to honor the Qatari sport in the largest sports forum in the world, wishing them success in future participations and more achievements that reflect the level of development of the Qatari sport and its prominent presence at all levels. (QNA)