20 February, 2017

Stage set for Doha Diamond League

The Qatar Athletics Federation (QAF) under the leadership of HE Dr. Thani bin Abdulrahman Al Kuwari announced the formation of the Higher Organizing Committee of the 2017 Doha Diamond League to be staged at Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium on May 05.

The committee is chaired by HE Dr. Thani Al Kuwari and includes Mr. Mohammad Essa Al Fadala, Assistant Director For Support, Mr. Khalifa Abdulmalik, Assistant Director For Technical Affairs, Mr. Hamad Yousef Al Obaidli, Head of Media Committee, Mrs. Marie-line Halabi, Head of Follow-Up Committee, Mr. Yousef Ahmad Abdullah, Head of Finance Committee, Mr. Khawla Khalid, Head of Protocol and Transportation Committee, Mr. Abdullah Al Marri, Head of Communication, Marketing and Spectators Committee, Colonel Jassim Al Hail, Head of Security Committee,, Mr. Yaqoub Yousef Abdullah, Head of Stadium and Logistics Committee, Eng. Salah Al Saadi, Head of Technology and Accreditation Committee and Dr. Fatima Khamis Al Malki, Head Medical Committee. 

The  event will feature the following disciplines:

Men’s events: 100m, 400m, 1500m, 3000m, High Jump, Triple Jump and Javelin Throw.

Women’s events: 200m, 800m, 3000m Steeplechase, 100m Hurdles, Pole Vault and Shot Put.

Over the course of the summer, the IAAF Diamond League will cross four continents, 11 countries and 14 cities.

The new championship format will see gripping finals held in Brussels and Zürich at the end of the season.