Bahrain gearing up for 2021 Asian Paralympic Youth Games
TDT | Manama
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Preparations are in full swing to host the 2021 Asian Paralympic Youth Games which open on November 21.
The continental tournament which runs until December 7 follows directives from His Majesty the King to host regional, continental and international events and bolster Bahrain’s standing as the capital of youth and sports.
Bahrain Paralympic Committee board member No’aman Al Hassan said that organizational and technical preparations for the continental event are nearing completion.
He also highlighted the directives of HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian and Youth Affairs HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS)First Deputy Chairman, Head of the General Sports Authority (GSA) and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.
He also noted the follow-up of Bahrain Paralympic Committee Chairman Shaikh Mohammed bin Daij Al Khalifa, pointing out that leading Asian teams would take part in the continental tournament.
He described the upcoming continental tournament as a real test for the Bahrain Paralympic Committee, which will also host the 2022 West Asian Championship in February.