Saudi Olympic committee confirms board members until 2024

Saudi Olympic committee confirms board members until 2024
The list of candidates received no objections. (File/AFP)
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Updated 24 May 2021

Saudi Olympic committee confirms board members until 2024

Saudi Olympic committee confirms board members until 2024
  • Last week had seen Saudi sport federations and associations designate key officials to support the Kingdom’s push to promote sporting excellence over the coming years

RIYADH: The Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC) announced on Saturday the final list of members that will serve on its board until 2024, the SPA reported.

The list of nominees was decided via an election, confirmed by Saudi Minister of Sports Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, and approved without any objections, the general committee said in a statement.

Prince Abdulaziz was also re-elected as President of the SAOC.

Last week, a comprehensive list of Saudi sport federations and associations designated key officials to support the Kingdom’s promotion of sporting excellence ahead of the next games in Paris.

The governing bodies officially confirmed the names of presidents and chairpersons to take charge of the drive in their respective sporting fields through to 2024.

Many of those appointed have been in their roles for several years while others have been tasked to take forward newly established associations and federations.

The Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee elected the following names to serve on its board for the next three years:

Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed as vice president

Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz

Prince Abdullah bin Fahd bin Abdullah

Prince Khalid bin Al Waleed bin Talal

Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdullah Al-Faisal

Prince Sultan bin Fahd bin Salman bin Abdulaziz

Professor Yasser Al-Rumayyan

Yasser Al-Mashal

Ahmed Tabba

Adwaa Al-Arifi

Dr. Habib Al-Ruban

Dr. Ghassan Tashkandi

Ahmed Al-Sabban

Ahmed Al-Qadmani

Brig. Gen. Shaddad Al-Omari

Ibrahim Al-Moaikel