Oman Olympic Committee organises The Olympic Day
The Oman Olympic Committee, represented by Sports and Active Society Committee, is organizing the Olympic Day in Musandam Governorate under the patronage of His Excellency Sayyid Ibrahim bin Saeed Al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Musandam, and in cooperation with the Department of Culture, Sports and Youth in Musandam Governorate.
The event targeting all community segments with the aim of promoting health, includes many sports and activities such as walking, swimming, Beach Football, volleyball, Handball, rowing, and a number of traditional games such as tug of war and dome, and a folklore band.
The event will also include many competitions and recreational games for children in order to develop their social skills, develop the child’s motor skills, instill the love of sports in children and the spirit of competition and team play.
The NOC Secretary General, Taha bin Sulaiman Al Kishry said: “We are pleased to organize the Olympic Day in Musandam Governorate, after postponing this event for two consecutive years due to the Corona Pandemic, as this event is among the most important programmes because of its great importance in embodying the concept of Olympic activity, promoting Olympic values…”
Al Kishry added, “Musandam was chosen to hold the event due to its attractive natural elements and out of the approach that the committee’s board of directors always seeks to achieve by involving all citizens and residents of Oman in the activities of this day.”
It is worth noting that the concept of the Olympic Day encourages the NOC to adopt sports, cultural, and educational initiatives, as it represents an opportunity to view sport as an important supporter of social issues that affect societies such as education, health, disease control, and encouraging and supporting women’s participation in sports, environmental conservation, peace and development local communities.