Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee Awards 2019
HRH Prince Sultan Bin Fahd Bin Abdulaziz, former President of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC) received the highest distinction at the newly initiated SAOC Award in Riyadh on 25 December 2019.
This award was presented to him in recognition of his leadership and achievements. During his Presidency 1999-2011, SAOC was recognized as one of the most successful Olympic Committees in Asia with tangible results both in the management and the sport fields. His actions and dedication for sport and the Olympic movement was second to none.
Other awards presented during the ceremony included:
- Women and sport award
- Best sport event of the year
- Sport promotion and development
- Sponsor award
Very satisfied of this first edition, SAOC president Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal declared after the ceremony “We are very satisfied with this event which we will host annually and it will surely go bigger next year after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as we expected to present more awards including athletes, people and organisations that are tirelessly contributing to sport development in the Kingdom”.