Qatar Sailing and Rowing Federation prepares for busy season

 24 Aug 2017 - 3:51

Qatar Sailing and Rowing Federation prepares for busy season
Sailors in action during the Qatar International Regatta in Doha in this file photo.

The Peninsula

The Qatar Sailing and Rowing Federation (QSRF) will participate in a number of international events during the 2017-2018 sports season.
The QSRF board of directors, under the leadership of Abdulla Al Sulaiti, announced a busy calendar of events for the sports season 2017-2018.
The Qatari sailing team will hold two training camps in Dominican Republic and France in light of their preparations for the 2017 World Laser Radial Championship to be staged on September 12-19.
Qatar will also take part in the 2017 Asian Sailing Championship to be staged in Indonesia in November and Laser Europa Cup 2017 to be held in Croatia in late December.
Qatar will be represented by four sailors including Hassan Al Tamimi, Fares Al Bakri, Abdulrahmam Al Nasr and Ali Al Muftah.
Commenting on the preparations of the Qatari sailors for the upcoming events, Hassan Al Tamimi said that the Qatari team will participate in some important events in these coming months.
“After returning from United States of America, I won the 2017 Qatar International Sailing Championship and the 2017 GCC Sailing Championship held in Kuwait” Al Tamimi said.
“Now, I’m preparing for the upcoming events under the supervision of our coach  Khalid Bettihthamou and alongside my teammates Fares Al Bakri, Abdulrahman Al Nasr and Ali Al Muftah” He added.
For his part, Khalid Bettihthamou, Coach of Qatar sailing team stressed that the training camp to be held in Dominican Republic will help the players who were selected to participate in the upcoming events”
On the other hand, the Qatar rowing team will participate in two international rowing championships to be held in France in September and October.
Qazi Muhammad Haji, coach of Qatar rowing team said that Tala Abujbara will attend the training camp to be held by the Qatari rowing team in France in preparation for two international championship to be staged in the same country and stressed that Tala is one of the promising players as she participated in so many international events.