Qatar Takes Part in Asian Para Games in Hangzhou
Doha, October 17 - The Qatari delegation for people with special needs is participating in the fourth edition of the Hangzhou Asian Para Games in the Chinese city of Hangzhou from Oct. 22-28.
Assistant-Secretary of the Qatar Sports Federation for Special Needs, Abdul Qadir Al Mutawa headed the Qatari delegation for Hangzhou, which includes nine male and female players, four coaches, a technical director, a physical therapist, and a companion.
The Qatari delegation is participating in the athletics competitions with three male and female athletes, Abdul Rahman Abdul Qader (shot put), Mohammed Rashid Al Kubaisi, Ali Arshad (100 meter and 200 meter wheelchair running competition), and Sarah Hamdi Masoud (shot put). The Qatari athlete also will participates in goalball competitions for the blind with six players: Walid Al Kooheji, Mohammed Al Mohammed, Mohammad Bashir Al Kahlot, Abdul Hadi Ali Al Marri, Abbad Walid Al Shamali, and Ikrami Ahmed.
In statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Al Mutawa said that the players prepared well for the Hangzhou Asian Para Games by participating in intensive training and setting up internal camps.
Source : QNA