By Hend GadAllah
Dr. Ashraf Sobhy, Minister of Youth and Sports, inspected the Cairo International Stadium Hall to determine the latest preparations for hosting the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup (3-7 June 2021), accompanied by Major General Ali Darwish, Chairman of the Cairo Stadium Authority, Dr. Ihab Amin, President of the Egyptian Gymnastics Federation, and Yasser Zayed, the Championship Director, and Dr. Nihad Zayed, Executive Director of the Federation.
He expressed his happiness as it is the first time for Egypt to host this championship, indicating that it is a result of Egypt's reputation and good position in organizing various sporting events, especially in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.
He also added that 25 countries ( 300 male & female athletes ) confirmed their participation and President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s support Egyptian sports and athletes in various fields.
It is worth noting that Dr. Ashraf Sobhy, Minister of Youth and Sports, met with the delegation of the International Gymnastics Federation, in the presence of Dr. Ihab Amin, and Dr. Noha Abdel Wahab, the Technical Committee member of the International Federation, to inspect all preparations for hosting the championship at the Ministry's general office.