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Hundreds Celebrate Qatar National Sport Day

Hundreds Celebrate Qatar National Sport Day

Various venues allocated for the biggest National Sport Day celebration were packed with people despite the dusty weather which lasted throughout the day. Now in its fourth year. Activities appear to be bigger than ever before, and more popular. People in large numbers thronged the Corniche for the Corniche Walk which started at 9am, after which walkers proceeded to Qatar Olympic Committee’s Sport Village where over 10 national federations offered activities and entertainment for every age and fitness level. A total of 208 government and private entities organised activities at venues, including Katara, Aspire Zone, the Corniche and Qatar Foundation.

Patrícia Lopes

Patricia Lopes is a sports journalist, currently working as the BeIN Sports channel correspondent in Brazil. She took part in several international coverages and two world cups. The first in 2010 in South Africa, and the second in 2014, in Brazil. Patricia has previously worked for the following channels: Rede Brasil-TVE (Brazilian public TV) where she worked for nine years as a reporter, presenter and sports commentator. After that she spent 7 years at ESPN. She has also worked freelance for other famous news channels in the world: Al Jazeera, CNN EN Español and NBC Telemundo