Promotional event at Mall of Qatar receives massive response
DOHA: A promotional gymnastics-themed event was held at the Mall of Qatar by the 2018 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships Local Organising Committee (LOC) here last Friday.
The event was held in the presence of the Qatar Gymnastics Federation President Ali Al Hitmi, who is also the Competition Chief Executive Officer and LOC Manager, Abeer Al Buainain, Director of Operations, Planning & Human Resources, and Maryam Al Mahmoud, Director of Marketing and Communication, as part of pre-tournament preparations.
The colourful event received a massive response from the crowds, who thronged to watch the trampoline and floor exercises.
“We are pleased with what we have seen from the great public turn-out. The performance included special offers that made the people know more about the sport. We are inviting the audiences to attend the World Championships at Aspire to see the global stars,” said Al Hitmi.
“The turn-out of people and the intensity seen here to watch gymnastics is a positive indicator that a large number of people are keen to watch the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 2018,” he added.
The LOC is also keen on creating a Fan Zone during the competition. It will also include a variety of restaurants catering various cuisines to suit the tastes of fans from all over the world.
“The Worlds will see more than 700 athletes from close to 85 countries. This will lead us to provide restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes. There will also be sale of clothing and sports equipment at the Fan Zone,” said Maryam.