A weightlifting championship will be held today (Friday December 20) as part of festivities celebrating Bahrain’s independence day in 1971.
The Bahrain Weightlifting Association, in cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs, will be running the event at the Muharraq Pilot Youth Centre.
Set to kick off at 4pm, there will be several categories competing this year, including female junior and under-16s, the junior men’s and under-16s, and a male-only senior competition.
The news comes after Bahrain Rowing organised a dragon boat race earlier this week, with more than BHD400 in prizes.
If you’re feeling inspired to get active, don’t forget to check out our guide to the top gyms to try out in Bahrain.
Alternatively, couples can enjoy a discounted tennis club membership at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain next month.
Fri Dec 20 4pm-10pm. Muharraq Pilot Youth Centre, Busaiteen (7799 7001).