Qatar 2023…has continued sporting momentum after the World Cup

Doha – Ahmed Youssef:
Following its success in hosting the 2022 World Cup, Doha is preparing to host a number of local and international sporting events during the year 2023.
And on Tuesday, the Qatar Olympic Committee announced in a statement that it will host 81 tournaments, including 14 international and 23 international tournaments, in various games and sports during the new year.
The first sporting events will take place in 2023, with the Qatar Volleyball Association organizing the “King of the Court” beach volleyball tournament in January, and then the elite beach volleyball finals in the same month.
Next February, the Qatar Volleyball Association will organize the World Professional Volleyball Tour (Elite 16), while the Tennis, Wallball and Badminton Association will organize the “Qatar ExxonMobil” open championship for men, and the “Qatar Total Energy Open for Women” tennis. tournament of the same month.

World Championships

Next March will see 4 world championships as Qatar will host the “Artistic Gymnastics World Cup for Equipment (men – women)”, while the Golf Federation will organize the 37th edition of the “Qatar World Open Amateur Golf Championship”.
The Archery, Bow and Arrow Federation will also host the “Doha 2023 World Cup Shooting Championship”, in addition to the Tennis, Squash and Badminton Association organizing the “Qatar Ooredoo Grand Paddle Championship” of the same month.
World events continue in May, with the organizing committee hosting the “2023 World Judo Championships” for this premier event at the Ali bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Hall.
The Qatar Basketball Association organizes the “3×3 Basketball World League”, and the Tennis Association hosts the “Qatar Qterminal Classic Squash Championship” at the Khalifa International Complex.

Asian events

The Qatari championship schedule for 2023 includes hosting 23 international championships, notably the “Longines World Tours” for show jumping champions, the “2024 Paris Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament” for show jumping, the “28th Qatar International Table Tennis Championship” and the “Commercial”. Bank Qatar Masters Championship.” 2023 for golf”.
Among the international tournaments organized by Qatar are the “Grand Prix Fencing Championship for Epee Weapons”, the “Qatar Grand Prix Championship (for Shotgun) 2023”, the “First Paddle Federation FIP Championship”, the “Diamond League Athletics Championship ,” and the “Qatar Open Championship.” Third for Taekwondo”, “Qatar International Open Hockey Championship” and “Qatar International Weightlifting Cup Grand Prix”.
At the Asian level, the New Year activities include 17 tournaments, including the preliminary heats for the “Asia Cup 2025 Basketball” qualifiers, the “Qatar International Golf Championship” (one of the rounds of the Asian Tour series for professional golf), and the “West Asian Athletics Championship for Men.” .
Doha will also host the “Asia Cup Under-16 Basketball”, the “Asia Rugby Sevens Cup”, the “West Asian Men’s Squash Championship”, the “Asian Handball Qualifiers” for the Olympic Games in Paris 2024, and the “Asian Championship.” for exchange.”

Arab competitions

In 2023, Qatar is preparing to host 4 championships at the Arab level, which are the “Doha Stars Artistic Gymnastics Championship”, the “Arab Squash Championship (individual and team), the “Arab Padel Championship” and the “Arab Judo Championship” . .”
At the Gulf level, Doha will host 5 tournaments in the new year, namely the “Ninth Sports Games for Universities and Higher Education Institutions of the GCC Countries – Qatar”, “Golf Championship for Singles and Teams for Squash”, “Golf Championship for 3×3 Basketball Competitions ” and “Golf Championship”. for exchange” and the “GCC Championship for Billiards and Snooker.”

Local events

The main local events included in the sports tournament schedule for the year 2023 are the “Qatar Basketball Cup Final”, “State Sports Day”, “Challenge Championship (CrossFit)”, “Qatar Olympic Committee Beach Championship” and “Qatar Volleyball Cup” Final”.
Doha arranges to hold the “School Olympic Program Final”, “The Emir’s Volleyball Cup Final”, “The Qatar Handball Cup Final”, “The Emir’s Handball Cup Final” and “The Emir’s Basketball Cup Final”.
Doha is also preparing to organize the “Olympic Day”, the “Sports Excellence Award Ceremony” and the “Flag Tour”, in addition to the “Final of His Highness the Amir Football Cup”, the “Qatar Football Cup Final” and the “Saif Al Amir Show Jumping Championship”.
And in 2022, Qatar managed to organize the first FIFA World Cup in the history of the Middle East and the Arab region, which ended on December 18 with the crowning of Argentina, and was widely praised at the international level.
The “Qatar 2022 World Cup” also topped the list of the best World Cup tournaments in the 21st century, following a poll conducted by the British Broadcasting Corporation “BBC”.


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