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Qatar Airways Welcomes World Class Gymnasts to Doha

Qatar Airways welcomed the athletes participating in the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships to Doha from October 25 - November 3, 2018.

The airline is the National Sponsor for the event being held at the Aspire Academy Dome.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways is delighted to be bringing some of the world’s most talented gymnasts to Qatar to display their incredible talents  at the 48th World Artistic Gymnastics Championship. We are proud to be the National Airline Sponsor of this exciting global event, which is a major highlight on Qatar’s sporting calendar and supports the nation’s emergence as a world-class sports destination.

“We believe in the power of sport and its ability to bring people together, and we are certain that this event will inspire the next generation of gymnasts across Qatar and the Middle East. We wish all of Qatar’s gymnasts the best of luck in this year’s championship.”

The event will host over 600 male and female gymnasts from over 78 countries including Olympic Gold medalist, Simone Biles of the U.S., Angelina Melnikova of Russia, Luo Huan of China and Rebeca Andrade of Brazil.