OOC board okays participation in 16 sports in third GCC games in Kuwait
Muscat - The Board of Directors of the Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) has approved the sultanate’s ‘initial participation’ in at least 16 sports in the third GCC games to be held in Kuwait next April.
The fourth and the final meeting of the board in 2019 was held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Sayyid Khalid bin Hamad al Busaidi, the OOC chairman, a press communiqué said.
The approved sporting events in which the sultanate will participate are: Athletics, swimming, football, basketball, volleyball, handball, shooting, karate, judo, tennis, bicycles, and swimming in open water, sailing, and beach football, and beach handball, beach volleyball.
Sayyid Khalid kicked off the meeting by welcoming the members, and appreciating the efforts made by all during 2019 to develop Olympic Sports System and activating OOC programmes and the help committees. The fourth meeting of OOC Board of Directors concluded with a review of a number of reports submitted by the General Secretariat and discussions on other topics that have been included in the item of new work.