Prince Fahad Bin Jalawi Honors Team Saudi Qualifiers For The Winter Olympics

  • January 26, 2022

Saudi Team Athletes of Winter Sports Fayik Abdi, Salman Al Howaish, and Rakan Reda were honored by VP of the Saudi Olympic & Paralympic Committee for their qualification for the Winter Olympics Beijing 2022 which is to be held on the 4th of next February.

HH the Vice President affirmed that they marked their names in history for their achievement as the first athletes in Saudi Arabia and GCC countries to qualify for the Winter Olympics and demanded Fayik Abdi who was chosen to compete at the Winter Olympics to do his best the Games. HH also confirmed that all qualified athletes for the Winter Olympics will receive the financial reward. As the occasion was attended by the CEO of the Saudi Olympic & Paralympic Committee Mr. Abdulaziz Bin Mohammed Al Anzi.

The SOPC has declared earlier this month the nomination of Fayik Abdi according to the technical nomination criteria in coordination with the Saudi Winter Sports Federation in accordance with the regulations of the Games which states that only one “Alpine Skiing” Saudi athlete is allowed to compete in the Games.