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Sporting Spirit

In the Sultanate of Oman, staying at home during the beginning of the summer holidays has never been so funny. From the 2nd of June till the 10th of July, ‘Summer of Sports’ organized by the Ministry of Sports Affairs together with sport complexes, schools and clubs keeps the youngsters active.

photo courtesy of A'Saada Sports Complex

photo courtesy of A’Saada Sports Complex

In the 8th annual edition youngsters from all over the Sultanate who are interested in sports can participate for free in various sporting disciplines. For six weeks, four days a week (from Sunday till Wednesday) sportive enthusiasts are guided by qualified coaches.

photo courtesy of A'Saada Sports Complex

photo courtesy of A’Saada Sports Complex

In Dhofar, in Salalah, in the south of Oman, also the A’Saada Sports Complex is involved. From the beginning of the event till the 24th of June 313 girls and about 1000 boys were registered. Of all the disciplines that are offered, for the girls the topics are swimming and aerobics. For the boys the topics are football and swimming. But also horse riding belongs to the favorites.

copyr. MDK

copyr. MDK

copyr. MDK

copyr. MDK

photo courtesy of A'Saada Sports Complex

photo courtesy of A’Saada Sports Complex

copyr. MDK

copyr. MDK

In 2011 around 60.000 youngsters in the whole of the Sultanate participated. Summer of Sports’ is not only about sport, it is also about having fun, deepening friendships and finding new friends, it is about challenge to learn new sports or to play and practice sports youngsters already play.

Summer of Sports it is all about fun and friendship copyr. MDK

Summer of Sports it is all about fun and friendship
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