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Bahrain sports federations celebrate National Day

13 Dec 2013
Manama, Bahrain: In line with the Kingdom of Bahrain National Day and His Majesty King Hamad’s accession to the throne, the national sports federations are organising a number of activities in December.

These will be followed by the National Day Endurance Championship at the Bahrain International Endurance Village in Sakhir on December 14 and the National Day Showjumping Championship at the Equestrian and Horseracing Club (Sports Military Federation) on December 20.

The Bahrain Motor Federation will organise four activities - the National Karting Championship on December 14, Bahrain Motocross Championship on December 20, Bahrain Drag Racing Championship from December 17-20 and Bahrain Circuit Racing Championship on December 20-21.

The Bahrain Swimming Association is organising the National Day Championship on December 13-14 and the Bahrain Badminton and Squash Federation is holding the Squash Open at Khalifa Sports City from December 15-24.

The Bahrain Billiards and Snooker Federation is scheduled to run the Men’s and Women’s National Day Billiards and Snooker Championships on December 14.

Competitions continue as the week-long Bahrain International Chess Championship is underway at the Golden Tulip Hotel, while the Bahrain Tennis Federation is having its own event at the University of Bahrain.

An open gymnastics championship has been scheduled for December 14, the 11th Kingdom of Bahrain Regatta will be held from December 15-21 and Ozone Centre hosted the Fifth Bowling Championship from December 3-11.

Other activities included Mr Olympia, an international fencing championship and a showjumping competition.

The Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, the Bahrain Olympic Committee and the General Organisation for Youth and Sports held a joint festival at Seef District on December 12.
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