Qatar Prepares to Host 14 Major Sport Tournaments in 2023

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 04 January 2023
Qatar Prepares to Host 14 Major Sport Tournaments in 2023

Qatar is set to host 81 sporting events, including 14 major tournaments this year according to the 2023 sporting events calendar released by the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC).

Three Vollyball tournaments

The first event will take place in January when the Qatar Volleyball Association (QVA) will play host to the King of the Court Finals (Beach Volleyball), which will be followed by the Beach Pro Tour Finals. The QVA will then host the 2023 Beach Volleyball World Pro Tour-Elite 16 in February.

Badminton, Tennis and Shooting and 

Meanwhile, the Qatar Tennis, Squash, and Badminton Federation will host the Qatar ExxonMobil Open and Qatar TotalEnergies Open in February 2023.

Not only that, but the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, the Qatar Tennis, Squash, and Badminton Association will also host the Qatar QTerminals Classic Squash Tournament.

The Ooredoo Qatar Major Padel Championship will be run by the Qatar Tennis, Squash, and Badminton Federation.

The Longines Global Champions Tour, the show jumping qualifying competition for the Paris 2024 Olympics, the Qatar International Table Tennis Championship, and the 2023 Commercial Bank Sports World Championship are the three most notable international championships on this 2023 sports calendar.

The 2023 ISSF World-shotgun will be held by the Qatar Shooting & Archery Association.

Golf Tournmanet

The Qatar Open Amateur Championship will be held by the Qatar Golf Association,

Artistic Gymnastics World Cup 2023

The Qatar Gymnastics Federation will host the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup 2023, one of four significant international sporting events on the calendar in March.

Judo Championship

In May 2023, Doha, the world’s sports capital, will continue to host international sporting events, including the IJF World Judo Championship at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena.

Basketball Events

Additionally, the Qatar Basketball Federation will host the FIBA 3×3 World Tour-Doha in 2023, which will bring more international sporting events to the country.

Taekwondo Open Championship

The Qatar International Taekwondo Open Championship,

Other Major International Events

The Qatar International Ice Hockey Open Championship, the Qatar Masters Golf Championship, the Qatar Grand Prix (Shotgun), the inaugural leg of the FIP’s Official Padel Tour, and the Qatar International Weightlifting Cup (Grand Prix) are also among the sporting events taking place in the region’s sports hub this year.

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