Kuwait Olympic Committee Puts off Gulf Olympic Games Over Coronavirus

Kuwait Olympic Committee Puts off Gulf Olympic Games Over Coronavirus

PR Newswire

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, March 4, 2020

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, March 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kuwait Olympic Committee has postponed Gulf Olympic Games, which was scheduled to take place between April 3-14, to December 2020 because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The decision aims at protecting the public interest and the safety of athletes, executives and technicians, the committee said in a press statement.

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar were supposed to take part in the delayed Gulf event.

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