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Shaikh Khalid is lone candidate for Bahrain NOC presidency

Date : 22 Mar 2019

Manama, Bahrain, March 22, 2019: Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa is the only candidate to become the new president of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC), it was announced on Thursday, March 21.

As the submission of the BOC candidacy campaign came to an end, it emerged that the Bahrain Athletics Association candidate, Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, was the lone presidential candidate for a four-year electoral cycle.

However, the one and only remaining seat on the board of directors is being closely contested by Bahrain Swimming Association President Mohammed Mejbel, Bahrain Martial Arts Association board member Faisal Kanoo and Bahrain Triathlon Association General Secretary Mai Al Haji.

The campaign was overseen by BOC Secretary General Mohammed Hassan Al Nusuf, Executive Director of Sports Affairs Abdul Jalil Asad, Legal Advisor Salah Khedr and board of directors affairs head Samir Abdulqader.

The ordinary general assembly will be held on Thursday, April 11.

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