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The Emir awarded IAAF Golden Order of Merit

The IAAF appreciates State of Qatar’s support in organising a successful World Championships.
He Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani Receiving The Iaaf Golden Order Of Merit Lord Sebastian Coe
HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani receiving the IAAF Golden Order of Merit from Lord Sebastian Coe. IQ Photo

The Emir of Qatar HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani was awarded the IAAF Golden Order of Merit, on Sunday, in appreciation of his support in hosting the 17th World Athletics Championships in Doha.

The 10-day event which started on September 27 concluded on Sunday, with the United States of America topping the medals tally.
Hosts Qatar won one gold and a bronze.

On behalf of HH the Emir, President of Qatar Olympic Committee and Chairman of the World Championships Local Organising Committee, HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani received the award from President of the International Association of Athletics Federations Lord Sebastian Coe.