W Doha Hotel and Residences celebrates Qatar's National Sports Day
- Qatar: Thursday, February 14 - 2013 at 10:46
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W Doha Hotel and Residences celebrated Qatar's National Sports Day in signature style as the entire country came together to take part in various sporting activities celebrating the success and sporting aspirations of its great nation.
The Dash officially launched this year comprised of 1km, 3km and 5km fun run as well as a 1km ladies walk that took place at the Lusail Circuit.
It was created to support the vision behind the Qatar National Sport Day and focuses on providing fun for all. Over fifty members of the W Doha team joined in on run along with visiting British Olympic 2012 Silver medal recipient Samantha Murray.
Samantha was invited to Doha by Dolphin Energy Doha Dash and W Doha. During her five day visit she stayed as a guest of W Doha and spent one evening mingling with guests and members of the W Doha team answering questions about her sport and the 2012 Olympics.
Samantha is an accomplished Modern Pentathlete, a sport that consists of five different events including: pistol shooting, fencing, 200 meter freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a 3 km cross-country run.
Guests were also invited to step outside the hotel and absorb the energy of the city, with complimentary shuttles to the Corniche, where various sports activities were taking place including cycling event, open swimming and a sports walk.
W Doha Hotel & Residences General Manager Safak Guvenc commented, "We were honoured to participate in this national celebration and shall continue to do our part to promote sports, physical education and sustainable development to further enhance the Qatar National Vision 2030. This year's National Sports Day was enormous fun and demonstrated the solidarity and strength of our country and the people that inhabit it."
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