07 : 12 PM – 05/09/2018
Manama, Sept. 5 (BNA): Under the patronage of HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Athletics Association, the qualifications of the Strongest Bahraini Man Champion, which will take place under the theme #Be_Monester, will tee off on Thursday at Manama Seef Mall and will continue until September 8, 2018.
Moreover, HH Shaikh Khalid instructed for organising the championship’s finals, which will feature all the progressed participants, on 21-23 February 2019. Its proceeds will be reserved to support cancer patients, the Strongest Bahraini Man Championship is part of HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa’s humanitarian and sports initiatives that are aimed at supporting youth in youth and sports sectors.
Happy with the Broad Participation
On this occasion, HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa expressed his utmost pleasure and happiness at the large turnout of Bahraini youth in this event which confirms their keen interest to take part in the event and showcase their talents and abilities.
“This championship has its dimensions, based on which our vision for it was tailored, focusing on three sides, including challenge, strength and competition. These pillars have determined our message for this tournament which is to continue our efforts to develop and evolve the sports infrastructure in various games through holding meaningful tournaments that push young people to exercise and promote fair competition and to invest energies and talents to meet our aspirations,” HH Shaikh Khalid further added.
“We have chosen the idea of this tournament in its second edition to be different from the previous version. We have invited all Bahraini youth to register and participate in the qualifying competitions, which will give participants the chance to compete for a berth in the finals which will be held in February 2019. This idea will add to the excitement and serve to achieve more objectives for this event,” HH Shaikh Khalid added.
Instil the Concept of Sports
Moreover, HH Shaikh Khalid explained: “We believe in the importance of instilling the concept of sport in the hearts of young people so that we can prepare and form generations with high abilities and potentials to contribute effectively in various fields in the society, especially sports.
It’s worth noting that the High Organising Committee approved three categories for the qualification competitions and weights. The participants will compete on 24 spaces available in the finals, which will feature 30 competitors, including the six who finished in the top six positions in the previous edition.
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SOURCE: Bahrain News Agency