…while their results
were far from making the
medal podium, [Alsadi]
placed his name in the
Code of Points.
time, its chances for an Olympic berth should
increase. And if Qatar wins the bid to host
the 2020 Summer Olympics (it lost its bid to
host 2016, which went to Rio de Janeiro), it
will become a reality, since host countries
receive a guaranteed berth.
With clear vision and deep resources, oil-rich Qatar has created something special
where there once was just sand. And as more
visitors travel to this tiny peninsular country
that juts into the Persian Gulf, they will likely
discover the magical Aspire Zone during their
stay. Doha Sports City is truly a desert oasis,
and certain to lure its guests back again and
Ahmed Aldayani (above), 18, and Mahmood
Alsadi (left), 21, both competed in the 2011
Tokyo worlds, where Alsadi had three new
skills named after him. Aldayani also competed in the 2010 Youth Olympics.