Doha, the capital city of Qatar, will host the 21st Asian Games in 2030.
Doha beat Riyad, Saudi Arabia, in the vote of the National Olympic Committee, OCA, which was held at the OCA General Assembly in Muscat, Oman, and also virtually.
The President of the Asian Olympic Council Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah made the announcement after the committee’s vote. “The city with the highest number of votes and will host the 2030 Asian Games is Doha,” he said.
Doha hosted the 2006 Asian Games.
Riyadh will host the 22nd Asian Games in 2034. [em/ka]