Iraq NOC discusses AIMAG preparations with national sports associations


Baghdad, Iraq, October 6, 2021: The National Olympic Committee of Iraq held meetings with several national sports associations over the course of two days to discuss preparations for two Olympic Council of Asia events next year.

Representatives from sports on the programme for the 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Bangkok and Chonburi, Thailand next March and for the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China next September discussed their plans and preparations with Iraq NOC officials led by the President, Raad Hammoudi.

Sports represented during the two days of meetings on October 4/5 included basketball, athletics, archery, karate, chess, kickboxing, muay, jujitsu, rowing and futsal.

NOC President Hammoudi stressed that selection would be based on quality rather than quantity so that Iraq would be competitive in all sports in which they entered, and that the NOC was always open to suggestions and the requirements of the various national sports associations.