Qatar To Open Olympics Museum Next Year
Muhammad Rameez 1 month ago Fri 12th October 2018 | 08:15 PM
The world's largest sports museum, the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum will open next year, museum's acting director Fuad Mudahka told Sputnik.
DOHA (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 12th October, 2018) The world's largest sports museum, the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum will open next year, museum's acting director Fuad Mudahka told Sputnik.
He stressed that he was confident the museum will attract different people including sports fans and professional athletes.
"The museum's area is 19,000 square meters [204,500 square feet]. It takes at least two hours to see it all. The museum will be situated inside the Khalifa football stadium, the first stadium built ahead of the  FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Its six galleries are designed to attract visitors by the history of sports and the Olympic Movement," he noted.
"Museum visitors will have an opportunity to see medals, posters and torches from the 1980 Moscow Olympics and Sochi Olympics [of 2014]. We are currently negotiating with Russia, which items from the fantastic FIFA World Cup, held in Russia this summer, will be exhibited at the museum," Mudahka added.
The acting director said the approval of guest list for the museum's opening ceremony was underway. The museum will invite distinguished guests from all over the world, including famous Russian athletes and politicians.