Qatar opens the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum for the World Cup year.

April 1, 2022

Qatar opens the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum in its capital, Doha, for the World Cup year. It is one of the world’s most innovative and technologically advanced museums devoted to sports. The museum is part of Qatar’s billion-dollar initiative to turn the country into a cultural haven and highlight its numerous investments in sports events. The museum offers a memorable and influential journey through the history and legacy of sports worldwide.

The museum houses 17,000 artifacts from some of the most famous Olympic heroes and highlights local athletes. It contains Muhammed Ali’s gloves, Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari, Sachin Tendulkar’s cricket bat, legendary Pele’s shirt, a torch from the modern Olympic Games, and more. The museum also celebrates Qatar’s athletes alongside international champions. It aims to motivate and engage its community, inspire future talent, and encourage the public to adopt an active lifestyle.

Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayasa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums, mentioned, The opening of the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum alongside the FIFA congress is a symbol of the importance of sports in Qatar National Vision 2030. The museum belongs to the Olympic Museums Network and is a legacy project of the Doha Asian Games 2006.”

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