Doha, Qatar: Qatar telecommunications company Ooredoo announced its partnership with the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will attract thousands of athletes from across the world to the Qatari capital come September.
The World Championships will be the biggest athletics event to take place in the Middle East when over 2,000 of the world’s best athletes compete in the Khalifa International Stadium for the ten-day event, which will run from September 27 to October 6.
“Sport is about connecting people and bringing everybody together, sharing their love for the game. The IAAF World Athletics Championships will see more communities come together than ever before in Doha, which is an exciting milestone," said Doha 2019 Organising Committee vice-chairman and director general Dahlan Al Hamad.
“As a specialist in communications, it is the perfect collaboration to have Ooredoo as a partner for the competition, telling the story of athletics to more people, connecting fans directly to the championships this September,” he added.
Speaking about the partnership, Ooredoo Qatar CEO Waleed Al Sayed said, “We’re very excited to be supporting this major sporting event and contributing to its success by enhancing spectators’ experience and providing world-class technology that will ensure everyone at the stadium stays connected and enjoys the internet. We recognise how important this event is, and are very happy to be working with the IAAF to bring such a world-renowned tournament to Doha. We’re looking forward to some incredible athletics and a successful event for all involved.”