12/17/2016 5:57:34 PM

Al Kuwari is the new athletics federation chief

Al Kuwari is the new athletics federation chief

 

 

DOHA: Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary General Dr Thani Abdulrahman Al Kuwari was elected unopposed as the new president of Qatar Athletics Federation (QAF).

He succeeded Dahlan Al Hamad, who did not seek re-election after completing his four-year term.

Al Hamad is one of the Vice Presidents of the International Association of Athletics Federations and also heads the Asian Athletics Association. 

Meanwhile, Mohammed Al Fadalah, who was Qatar's chef de mission at the Rio Olympics, is the new QAF General Secretary, replacing Mohammad Jassim Al Kuwari.

Khalifa Abdulmalik, Khalid Al Marri and Talal Mansour were elected as members of the reconstituted QAF Board at the General Assembly held on Thursday.

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