QATAR TABLE TENNIS HISTORY
Table Tennis Sport has ever known Qataris since the fifties, were practiced within the sports clubs and clubs companies as a sport, entertainment and also was practiced at the level of Qatar's schools, from here it's beginning established Qatar Table Tennis in 1962. and in the sixties.. and after the birth of the Sports Federation of the country saw this game attention by clubs more than ever before, The number of clubs participating in the activities of the Union has reached eight clubs: Al-Ahly - Al-Rayyan - Al-Shamal - Al-Arabi - Qatar - Al-Nahdha - Al-Wakra. then Table Tennis League kicked off at the level of clubs Qatar; schools and more organized after the declaration of the Supreme Sports Commission officially in 1964.
The first table tennis team to Qatar is Qatar Schools team, which
participated in the session of Arab school which was held in Kuwait at 1963, and like the Qatar national team in all of that session: Mubarak Faraj Al-Ali, Zaid Nasser, Issa Najm, Yousuf Al-Saai.
In 1964, Shaikh/ Jassim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Sports Committee of the supreme decree no. (14) in 1384, the formation of the Union of basketball and table tennis. In 1976 the Federation joined to the Arab Union, followed by joining the International Federation officially in 1979 and in the same year a decision was Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth Welfare (1) appoint the heads of sports federations and the formation of the Olympic Committee, where the text of the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Hammam Al-Abdallah, president of the Federation of volleyball and table tennis, which made step to include the Qatar Federation to (AFC) Asian Union year 1980, while in 1983 was appointed Sheikh/ Saoud bin Ali Al-Thani, president of Federation; QTTF; had fingerprint in making the QTTF member in regulatory Commission of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which established in 1985 by decision of the heads of Olympic committees in the GCC. and then appointed Mr. Yousuf Al-Saai, president in 1989, followed by Mr. Abdullah Yousuf Al-Maal in 1991, that the decision was made head of the General Authority for Youth and Sports no. (56) in 1993 to separate activity table tennis activity volleyball, where he was the formation of the first board of directors of the federation of table tennis chairman's decision no. (62) for the year 1993.
On the external front keenness of the Qatar Table Tennis to participate in the presence of all the meetings sponsored by all of the Union of Arab, Asian and International Secretariat of the Organizing Committee for the table tennis Gulf Cooperation Council and hosted by the State of Qatar since its inception in 1985 until 1993.
Participation Qatar Table Tennis to in all tournaments Gulf, Arab, Asian and international; increase the chances of friction and gets more expertise and administrative access to the latest and reached game of the evolution of art, as well as it assesses the camps abroad in countries honored in this game for all the national teams each in order to raise the name of science of the State of Qatar in all forums Arabic, continental and international.
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