Saudi Arabia will host, for the first time in its history, the Under 17 Youth Weightlifting World Cup, in Jeddah, from 4 to 12 October, with the participation of 326 players in representation of 45 countries around the world.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, minister of sports and chairman of the Olympic Committee of Saudi Arabia, said he would host this tournament for the first time in the Kingdom’s history, despite the circumstances the world is going through due to the Crown pandemic. virus, embodies the unlimited support enjoyed by the sports industry from our wise leadership, towards achieving the goals of our vision, the Vision of the Kingdom 2030, developing sports of all kinds and names and contributing to domestic product growth of the Kingdom.
At the conclusion of his speech, the Minister of Sport welcomed all participating players from different countries of the world to their second country, the Kingdom, wishing them a pleasant stay, success and success. in this tournament and presenting distinct technical levels.
The Kingdom quartet has 4 medals in this tournament through Ali Al-Othman, who won two gold medals and one silver medal in Las Vegas, USA 2019, and Ali Majeed, who won bronze in the Peruvian championship which took place “at a distance” ‘Last year.
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