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Thousands enjoyed National Sports Day at Katara

Qatar: Tuesday, February 12 - 2013 @ 15:00

The fun-packed day began bright and early, offering activities in cooperation with National Sports Federations including Tennis, Wrestling, and Basketball.

Kick starting the activities, was a relaxing session of Yoga on the beach followed by the Fun Run, and Basketball. The day concluded with the Sports Film Screening.

The day also featured a variety of sporting games including Table Tennis, Golf, Rowing, Climbing, Chess, Boxing, as well as other activities offered by Ihssan, Enterprise Qatar, and Anti-Doping Lab Qatar.

Dr. Khalid Al Sulaiti, General Manager of Katara said, “Following the success of last year’s National Sports Day, Katara was delighted to host a number of exciting activities for the second time. Offering a variety of sports for the general public, designed to cater to different demographics, we have witnessed a big success this year and hope to host an even larger one next year in an effort to see more families enjoy events at Katara.”

“National Sports Day is part of the Qatar National Vision 2030 which promotes an active and healthy lifestyle. Katara aims to play an important role in informing the Qatari people and residents about the importance of sports through culture,” he concluded.

Other attractions included Handball, Cycling, and Weightlifting, a Fun Run, Yoga & Fitness, Beach Soccer, Beach Volleyball and Basketball. A number of sporting activities held at Katara were offered by companies such as Primary Health Care Corporation, Kahrama, Hamad Hospital, Enterprise Qatar, Qatar National Anti-Doping Commission, Qatar Insurance Company, Ihssan and Wellness Center.

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