For the first time in the modern history of Somalia's Olympic activities, the Somali Olympic Committee has held one of the biggest and the most attractive commemoration for the 2016 Olympic Day, on Saturday, July 23, 2016.
on the occasion of the annually-held Olympic Day commemoration, the Somali
Olympic Committee has lunched three colorful ceremonies at the same time in
three big cities, namely; Mogadishu- the country’s capital city-, Baidoa and
Kismayo, with the participation of hundreds of sports-loving watchers from the
overall community groups, included children, youth and women.
the participants of the events were also some high profile officers from the
National Olympic Committee, its Member Federations, and representatives from
the local administrations of the cities, in which the ceremonies took place.
the closing ceremony of those festivals, both the director of the regional
development department of the Somali Olympic Committee Mr. Ibrahim Hassan
Roombe, and the coordinator of the Member Federation Mr. Mohamed Olow, have
acknowledged the wonderful performances showcased by the athletes and the other
participants of the ceremonies, thanking the SOC Member Federations, and the
Zones’ representatives whose contributions are usually necessary for making
such commemorations possible.
end of the celebrations, money prizes were given to the athletes who won the
first, second, and third positions in the running events during the
commemoration, while some certificates have been distributed to some
institutions and individuals, acknowledging their endless support to the
well-going of the Olympic activities in
Nocsom Media Department