Meet Qatar’s National Olympic Team for Paris 2024!

Bader Alaa
Qatar's national Olympics team

Qatar’s National Team Set for Paris 2024 Olympics

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has announced that 14 male and female athletes will represent Qatar in the 33rd edition of the Paris 2024 Olympics, scheduled from July 26 to August 11.

During a recent press conference, QOC highlighted the participation of these athletes in the presence of key officials. Mohammed Issa Al Fadala, Director of the QOC Sports Affairs Department, and Mohammed Saeed Al Misnad, Director of the Qatari administrative delegation to the tournament, were present.

Al Fadala expressed that participating in the Olympics is a great honor and praised the efforts of the Qatari federations in preparing the athletes. He emphasized the high ambitions for achieving outstanding results.

QOC has provided extensive support to the federations to ensure the athletes are well-prepared. Al Fadala also mentioned the rigorous qualifying standards set by international federations, which have enabled more Qatari athletes to qualify.

 

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The athletes of Qatar’s national Olympics team

Al Misnad highlighted that 14 athletes from five federations—Athletics, Volleyball, Shooting, Weightlifting, and Swimming—will participate. Key athletes include:

  • Athletics: Mutaz Essa Barsham, Abderrahman Samba, Abubaker Haydar, Bassem Humeida, Ismail Dawood, Ammar Ismail, Saif Mohammed, Shahad Mohammed
  • Shooting: Saeed Abu Sharab, Rashid Saleh Al Adhuba
  • Weightlifting: Fares Ibrahim Husouna
  • Beach Volleyball: Sherif Younis, Ahmed Tejan
  • Swimming: Abdulaziz Al Obaidly

 

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Mutaz Barsham and Shahad Mohammed will carry Qatar’s flag during the inauguration ceremony. The athletes will start arriving in Paris on July 19. Al Misnad also noted that a reception ceremony will be held on August 1 to strengthen ties with the International Olympic Committee.

Qatar hopes to replicate its success from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, where it won three medals, including two gold.

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