The Qatari delegation arrives in Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics
The Qatari Athletics delegation has arrived in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, in preparation for the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Qatari delegation will set up a preparatory camp. The goal is to reach the best readiness before taking on the Olympic challenge.
Qatari fans and sports circles aspire to win a number of medals. In fact, Qatar is counting on the star of athletics in the high jump competition, Moataz Barshim.
Actually, Barshim achieved the second-highest jump in history at a height of 2.43 meters. It is just two centimeters less than Cuban Javier Sotomayor, who holds the world record holder unbeaten in 28 years.
Barshim will return to participate for the third time. In the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, he is aiming for a gold medal.
Furthermore, the champion Abdul Rahman Samba, 25, represents Qatar in the 400-meter hurdles.
Samba won the bronze in the 400-meter hurdles at the last world championships in Doha.
The player qualified for the Tokyo Olympics after winning first place in the 400m race. It took place within the Shanghai meeting, the second round of the 2019 Diamond League Athletics Championships.
In the 100-meter race, the 30-year-old runner Femi Ogunudi aspires to achieve the gold medal. He is the champion of the Diamond League round in Doha (10.00 seconds). And the Asian champion four times.
Hammer thrower Ashraf Al-Saifi is also participating for the second time in a row. Thanks to his world ranking, where he is the 19th.
Also participating is Abdul Rahman Hassan, 24. He reached the 1500m race through the Nertha Challenge. It took place in the Spanish city of Malaga. In addition to Musab Adam, 26, in the same specialty.
Furthermore, Abu Bakr Haider, 25, booked his place in the 800m competition through the Diamond League round. While Bashayer Al-Manori, 24, is participating in the 100m race with an invitation card.