The 15th gymnastics championship [Archives:2004/758/Community]

July 26 2004

By Fahmia AL-Fotih
For the Yemen Times

The 15th 3-day gymnastics championship that took place in 22 May Nation Hall, and was wrapped up on 7th July. The participants included 215 senior and junior gymnasts of which 35 were female. It had been the second time in which female were able to participate in the championships.
The participants were from 9 governorates and had been trained on different gymnastic activities and were watched by the minister of Youth and Sport Mr. Abdualrahman AL-Akwa'a, along with Ehab Al-Slami, the head of the federation of gymnasium along with many other sports enthusiasts.
The participants put on wonderful shows that captured the admiration of the spectators.
The minister of youth and sport praised the role that the federation of the game has played. He also exalted the extraordinary participation of the female gymnasts and promised to keep supporting the sport in accordance with the capabilities of the ministry.