Olympic Day 2019 celebrated in Bahrain with a Hockey Competition

Danish Yazdani

The Olympic Day is being celebrated the world over in the spirit of sport. Every year on 23 June, Olympic Day is celebrated all over the world to commemorate the birth of modern Olympic games. The goal is to promote participation in sport regardless of age, gender  or athletic ability and to get as many people as possible active. The Olympic Day is being celebrated in Bahrain under the supervision of the Bahrain Hockey Federation, under whose guidance the event was held in Pakistan School in Bahrain.

A Hockey Competition was organised at Pakistan School on 20th June 2019 to celebrate Olympic Day 2019. A total of four teams participated in the event, two from Pakistani Schools and two from Bangladeshi Schools. Mr. Rana Ahmed Asif, Chairman Sports & Games, Mr. Attiq Ur Rehman, the principal, and Mr. Zaigham Maseel, Director of Sports presided the event. Other notables present at the event were:

-Mr Malik Abid Awan
-Bangladesh School’s Hockey Team & Sports In-Charge, Mr Muhammad Murtaza

It was a great honor for the P.E department of Pakistan School to be assigned the duty to execute such a high level of hockey activity by the FIH. The event went smoothly and everything was very well organized.

The AHF is proud of such initiatives and hopes the spirit of the Olympic Day 2019 lives on in the lives of the students participating in the tournament.

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