Supported by Yemenia, Sanaa Marathon in June [Archives:1998/22/Sports]

June 1 1998

Mr. Fouad Al-Komaim, the head of the General Association for Gymnastics, emphasized that the Sanaa Fifth Marathon on the President’s Cup will be organized in a “very different and better way this year.”
The Vice President, Mr. Abd-Rabu Mansoor Hadi directs that more chances must be given to athletes from all over the country. In addition, the festival accompanying the marathon will come as a celebration of the 7th of July – the triumph of unity.
Under the theme “Yemeni Unification is a Nucleus for Arab Unification,” the Yemeni General Association for Gymnastics is inviting all Arab countries and some international champions to participate in this marathon. Mr. Fouad Al-Komaim and Mr. Abdulwahab Sidq, the manager of Yemenia Airlines have signed a contract according to which Yemenia sponsor the marathon.