Saudi Games 2023 to feature a youth competition
RIYADH: A new youth category has been added to the upcoming Saudi Games, which will feature 12 sports, organizers said on Sunday.
The competition gets underway next week and will take place this year from Nov. 26 to Dec. 10.
The Saudi Youth Games will see Saudi Arabia’s under-18s compete in a range of sports including boy’s 3x3 basketball, boy and girl’s table tennis, boy’s gymnastics, boy and girl’s judo, boy and girl’s 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles for boys.
Boxing, fencing, Kumite, Taekwondo and swimming events will also feature.
Gold medalists will receive prizes of SAR100,000 ($26,663), silver medalists will be awarded SAR 50,000 and bronze medalists will receive SAR25,000.
Organizers added their winnings will be supplemented with monetary support for future athletic careers.