HH Shaikh Khalid directs to celebrate the International Olympic Day

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Manama, Nov.19 (BNA): The International Olympic Day will be observed on December 3, 2022 in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) First Deputy Chairman, General Sports Authority (GSA) Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa directed the celebration of the global event.

HH Shaikh Khalid instructed the committee to hold a string of sports events, programmes and activities targeting all social segments on this occasion.

In a statement, he stressed BOC’s keenness to observe the annual event which aims at fostering noble Olympic values and support a community culture, and cement the spirit of unity, peace and fairplay

He underlined BOC’s cooperation with the International Olympic Committee to spread noble Olympic values and principle, promote sports for all and encourage people to exercise.

The world celebrates the Olympic Day on June 23 every year. However,  each member state celebrates this day on the date it deems suitable, in coordination with the International Olympic Committee.

This Olympic Day celebrates the power of sport to bring people together in peace.  In 2022, the theme for International Olympic Day is “Together, For a Peaceful World”.