Doha 2023: Qatar ready for Senior Arab Judo Championships
This weekend, the Ali bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena in Al Sadd will play host to the Senior Arab Judo Championships – Doha 2023, as Qatar’s top judokas aim for regional success. Over 300 participants from 13 countries, including Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Djibouti, Bahrain, Morocco, Algeria, Iraq, Tunisia, Kuwait, Syria, and Lebanon, are expected to compete at the state-of-the-art arena.
This event will serve as a crucial test event for the World Judo Championships – Doha 2023, which is set to take place from May 7 to May 14. Abdulhadi Almarri, the Marketing, Communication, Opening & Closing Ceremonies Committee Director for the World Judo Championships – Doha 2023, expressed his pride in hosting the Senior Arab Judo Championships, which is expected to be a resounding success with the attendance of delegates from the International Judo Federation.
The six Judoka who will represent Qatar at the event have been announced: Mohammed Rabahi (81 kg), Khalil Rabahi (81 kg), Rida Nafoui (100 kg), Saleha Al-Badi (57 kg), Fatina Bouqehous (52 kg), and Kholoud Al Kuwari (78 kg). The competition begins at 2pm on Friday and 1pm on Saturday, with medal ceremonies scheduled for 5pm on both days. Entrance to the event is free.