DOHA, March 26, 2015 –The local organizing committee of the second GCC Beach Games held a press conference on Wednesday to brief media on the latest arrangements for the event.
The GCC Beach Games will be held in Doha from 2-9 April, 2015 at Katara Beach and Al Gharafa Sports Club.
The press conference was attended by Khaleel Ibrahim Al Jabir, Assistant Executive Director of the Games, Mohammad Eisa Al Fadhala, Head of the Public Relations and Media Committee at the Games, Salah Al Saadi, Head of Facilities Committee, Farouq Al Khaldi from Al Kass Channel and Keith Gordon from Lulu International Group.
During the conference, the organizing committee named Al Kass Channel as the official broadcaster of the event and Lulu International Group as an official provider of healthy meals.
Mohammad Eisa Al Fadhala, Head of the Public Relations and Media Committee at the Games said that the event will feature the participation of 330 athletes to compete in 7 sports including swimming, rowing, sailing, handball, basketball, football and air sports.
Salah Al Saadi, Head of the facilities committee said that the organising committee selected Ezdan Hotel for the players while the official delegations will be accommodated at Ritz Cartlon.
The draw ceremony of the second GCC Beach Games was conducted at the Qatar Olympic Committee Headquarters (QOC) last Thursday.
In the Basketball 3×3 event, the participating teams were distributed into two groups. A includes: Qatar A, UAE A, Bahrain B, Kuwait B and Group B: includes Qatar B, Kuwait A, Bahrain A and Oman A.
Likewise the handball event draw was conducted as per the last results of the Games which took place in Bahrain recently.