11 June 2024

Qatari Beach Volleyball Team Qualify for 2024 Paris Olympics

  • QNA_BBV_24-09-2023

Doha, June 11 (QNA) - The Qatar Volleyball Association said Tuesday that the beach volleyball team have qualified for the upcoming Olympic Games (Paris 2024), according to the classification recently announced by the International Federation of the Game.
The Qatari team qualified for the third time in a row to the Olympic Games.
The team includes the duo Cherif Younounesse and Ahmed Tijan.
The Qatari team hold the bronze medal for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and ranked 12th in the International Volleyball Federation classification for the Paris 2024 Olympics, achieving 8,560 points.
In a statement Tuesday, the Qatari Volleyball Association confirmed the teams direct qualification for the Paris Olympics. The statement said: "The teams qualification was approved by the International Federation of the Games, making Qatar among the countries that qualified directly for the Olympics from the Olympic World Classification." The Association stressed its confidence in the teams ability to achieve outstanding results in Paris 2024. It looks forward to seeing more achievements and successes that it will achieve in its journey, noting that the qualification reflects the hard work and dedication exerted by the players and the technical staff, which is a source of pride for the nation and for volleyball fans in the country. Qatar.
Since 2014, the Qatari team began to achieve honorable achievements, and within a short period of time it achieved many victories that placed it at the forefront of the classification of Arab and Asian teams and among the top 10 teams in the world according to the classification of the International Volleyball Federation, and it won the gold medal in the Asian Games twice Jakarta 2018 and Hangzhou 2023.
The Qatari Volleyball Association continued to pay great attention to Volleyball by organizing many international and regional tournaments, in addition to a series of local tournaments held throughout the season, which resulted in the formation of a strong Qatari team that includes a number of teams, the best of which is ranked team (1), consisting of the duo Cherif Younounesse and Ahmed Tijan, who achieved many positive results in thier career during the tournaments they played, as the duo played in many international and regional tournaments in which they achieved outstanding results that enabled them in previous years to top the international rankings before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Ali Ghanem Al Kuwari, President of the Qatari and West Asian Volleyball Federations, expressed his happiness with the teams qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
He said in exclusive statements to Qatar News Agency (QNA) that the achievement made by Qatari beach volleyball is due to the great interest of those responsible for sports in the State of Qatar through their unlimited support for athletes in general and for volleyball in particular in order to honor Qatari sports in various forums and achieve the best results regionally, continentally and globally.
Al Kuwari stressed that the qualification is clear evidence of the stability of the level and the ability of the team to continue to excel internationally and continentally with merit on the one hand, and its continued achievement of its goals on the other hand.
He noted that the Qatari team is one of the best teams in the world according to the classification of elite teams.
He praised the national team players, Cherif Younounesse and Ahmed Tijan, and said that they continued to provide distinguished levels and impressive results that enabled them to be in the best global positions, noting that qualifying was one of the goals set by the federation in coordination with those responsible for sports. (QNA)


Sports, Qatar
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