OOC reveals the details of Oman’s participation in GCC Games in Kuwait
In preparation for the participation of the Sultanate of Oman represented by Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) in the 3rd GCC Sports Games, which will be held in Kuwait during the period from 13 to 31 May 2022, OCC will hold a meeting next “Monday” at Oman Olympic Academy (OOA) with members of Oman delegation participating in the tournament, in the presence of Taha bin Suleiman Al Kishry, OOC Secretary General, and the managers of the participating sports teams.
During the meeting, details related to the Sultanate’s participation in the games will be revealed. It will also highlight the most important guiding procedures that will be followed in Kuwait, the technical details of the competitions, their schedule and places of residence, the requirements for the games before traveling to Kuwait, procedures upon arrival and during the stay. In the games, the health protocol to prevent Covid-19 and the most important health measures taken to ensure the safety of sports teams and administrative and technical cadres.
OOC has completed all procedures related to participation, as the Sultanate will participate with a delegation of more than 130 participants representing ten sports, namely shooting, athletics for men, athletics for women, futsal, padel, electronic games, volleyball, swimming, Basketball (3×3) for women, and Karate.
The official delegation of the Sultanate includes Khalid bin Muhammad Al Zubair, OOC Chairman – head of the delegation-, Taha bin Sulaiman Al Kishry, OOC Secretary General, Dr. Mansoor Al Toqi, Board member, Ali Al Busafi, Chef de Mission, Bader Awlad Thani, Chef de Mission assistant, Saeed bin Ali Al Hosani, the administrator, Asaad bin Mubarak Alhsani, representing the Omani Athletes Committee, Majid bin Muhammad Al Wardi, a physiotherapist, Khalil bin Khalfan Al Busaidi, a physiotherapist, and the media personnel Fahd bin Salem Al Zuhaimi, Khalid bin Muhammad Al Jaldani and Faisal bin Abdul Hamid Al Balooshi.
Our national women’s athletics team competitions will start on May 13, with the list of 3 players and 2 coaches. Our national athletics team competitions for men will start on May 16 to May 18 at Ahmed Al Rashdan Track and Field. The list includes 13 players, and 9 technical and administrative staff.
As for futsal football (men), the list includes 14 players and 6 technical and administrative staff. The competitions will start on May 14 and continue until May 22 at Sheikh Saad Al Abdullah Al Sabah Hall.
The list of our national shooting team includes 14 players and 10 technical and administrative staff, in addition to two referees. The competitions will start from 15-19 May 2022 at the Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Ranges Complex.
Our national swimming team includes 6 players, 4 technical and administrative staff, and one referee. The competitions will be held at the Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Aquarium Complex during the period from 17-20 May 2022.
With regard to the delegation of our national team for electronic games, the competitions will start on May 19 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, and the delegation list includes 3 players and 2 technical and administrative staff.
The volleyball competitions will be held at the Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah Complex from May 20-26, and the list of our national team includes 12 players, 5 technical and administrative staff, and one referee.
As for the Badil national team, it includes 8 players and 3 technical and administrative staff, and the competitions will be held from May 23-28 at Yarmouk Sports Club.
The list of our women’s national basketball team includes 4 players, 2 technical and administrative staff and one referee. The competitions will be held during the period from May 28-29 at the Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah Complex.
Karate competitions will be held in the Al-Nasr Sports Club hall from May 29-31, where the list of our national team includes 6 players, 3 technical and administrative staff, and one referee.