HH Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, Vice President of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee, and HH Prince Abdullah bin Fahd bin Abdullah, President of the Saudi Equestrian Federation, crowned the winners of the National Show jumping Cup, which the Saudi Equestrian Federation organised to mark the 92nd Saudi National Day. The event was held at the Jump Saudi in Riyadh over two days, with jockey Faisal Aba Al-Khail leading the race and winning the gold medal. Mishari Al-Harbi came second and third.
The Supreme Organizing Committee of the World Combat Games titled "Riyadh 2023" announced the date for the World Combat Games (WCG) to kick off in Riyadh from 22 October to 2 November 2023. HH President of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC), Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, and Mr Ivo Virani, President of the Association of International Federations, signed the contract to host Riyadh last April.
Residents of the Saudi capital, Riyadh, had the opportunity to witness a historic sporting event yesterday, with the launch of the torch relay of the first edition of the Saudi Games 2022, which is the largest national sporting event in the history of the Kingdom. The relay will travel across more than 3,500 km to promote the positive values of the Saudi Games and to convey a message of peace and friendship to people throughout the march.
On behalf of HRH Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince. HRH Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Region, attended today the closing ceremony of the Crown Prince Camel Festival 2022 on the historic Taif Square.
The Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SOPC) announces the results of the operational evaluation of the Federations' Support Strategy for the period from May to August 2022 after its launch last November with a budget estimated at 2,600,000,000SR as one of the initiatives of the Quality of Life Program aimed at making a developmental shift in the Saudi sports federations. The initial evaluation phase included 54 sports federations, providing initial financial support to all federations to accelerate the strategy's objectives.
with the participation of 4,000 male and female athletes representing 54 Islamic countries. The Kingdom brought home 24 medals and placed 15th in the general rankings. The Saidi national weightlifting team deliver the highest share of medals, reaching 11 medals (1 gold, six silver and four bronze).
The Saudi Olympic & Paralympic Committee has officially submitted a letter of interest to the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) aiming to host the 10th Asian Winter Games (AWG) in TROJENA, NEOM’s global destination for mountain tourism. The letter included a brief of the ambitious Kingdom’s Vision 2030 which will support TROJENA to host one of the most significant sporting events in Asia, where more than 32 Asian countries are expected to participate, once the bid is validated, for the first time ever in West Asia.
Team Saudi athletes increases the score of total Saudi medals in the 3rd GCC Games competitions in Kuwait after achieving 8 medals in the last day of the competitions to score 67 total Saudi Medals (16 gold, 22 silver, 29 bronze).