The grave agreement confirming Doha as a horde city for the Paralympic Athletics World Championships subsequent year was sealed yesterday, a Qatar Olympic Committee said.
The proclamation was done by Qatar Olympic Committee secretary-general Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani during Aspire Dome on a penultimate day of this year’s Schools Olympic Program (SOP).
“We are unapproachable to horde a IPC Athletics World Championships in 2015 given we have a avocation and joining to people with disabilities who find to surpass in competition and thereby enthuse others,” Sheikh Saoud told reporters during a press conference.
“Qatar has always been a colonize in compelling sports for differently-abled people and a World Championships subsequent year will take a joining to a new level,” he added. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is an general not-for-profit organization and a tellurian ruling physique for a Paralympic Movement. Based in Bonn, a mission, in a possess words, is “to capacitate Paralympic athletes to grasp sporting value and enthuse and excite a world”. The IPC Athletics World Championships were initial hold in Berlin in 1994 and given afterwards have been hosted usually once outward Europe – in New Zealand in 2011. Held once each 4 years from 1994 to 2011, a eventuality has been a biennial eventuality from 2011, with a prior book hold in Lyon, France, in 2013.
Wilfried Lemke, a United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Sports for Development and Peace, who also witnessed some of a movement in a Schools Olympic Programme yesterday, praised Qatar’s efforts in compelling preparation and sports among differently-abled people.
“I have been a unchanging caller to Qatar given a past 10 years and have been tender by a approach Qatar is regulating competition in a apparatus for a growth of society,” Lemke said.
“I have visited a Shafallah Center for Children with Special Needs and have seen a joining Qatar has done towards compelling their interests and integrating them into a mainstream.”
Lemke was also all regard for Aspire, observant he has never seen anything like it anywhere in a world.
“I have been to roughly 100 countries and we can attest for a fact that there is zero like Aspire anywhere – and that includes a UK, a USA and Germany.
“I have seen how a Aspire Dome and a comforts around it made up. we was here 10 years ago when a initial stones were laid for a plan and a approach it has come adult is simply amazing.”
The 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships will be a third tellurian eventuality to be hold subsequent year – a other dual being a World Men’s Handball Championship and a Boxing universe Championships.
Later this year, Qatar will be hosting a brief march World Swimming Championships. Qatar’s announced aim is to horde during slightest one tellurian eventuality each year using adult to a 2022 FIFA World Cup.