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Olympic Day Celebration 2022 Back To Main


Dear Media Friends,

We are hopeful that this email finds you in the best of your health and well-being of your family.

Olympic Day is celebrated worldwide on June 23rd of each year to commemorate the birth of the Modern Olympics Games that were held in Paris back in June, 1894. This day is one of the key events of our annual calendar where we engage with partners for promotion of Olympism in our community. Thousands of people of all ages participate in sporting and cultural activities, such as fun runs, exhibitions, music, tree plantation, beach cleaning and educational seminars. Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) also regularly celebrates the Olympic Day every year.

POA is celebrating Olympic Day 2022 in collaboration with DHA, Lahore by organizing a walk from DHA Head Office to Sports Complex, exhibitional Match of Hockey between Olympians and Youngsters will also be held. National medalists of various sports as well as civil society and children of all ages are also requested to participate. The message of Mr. Thomas Bach, IOC President will be presented followed by “Digital Olympic Quiz”.  

Ch. Muhammad Yaqub, Vice President Pakistan Olympic Association / NOC Pakistan will grace the occasion as Chief Guest.  Presidents / Secretaries General of Affiliated Units of POA, dignitaries and residents of DHA are also invited.

M/s Dr. Tariq Aziz, Col (R) Mudassar Asghar, Manzoor Ul Hasan, Touqeer Dar, other Olympians and World Champion Mr. Muhammad Inam will also participate in this event to share their success stories with children and students.

Best regards,
Muhammad Khalid Mahmood
Secretary General
Pakistan Olympic Association