British High Commissioner meets with commonwealth games athletes



Maldives Olympic Committee met with British High Commissioner to The Maldives H.E Caron Rohsler on Monday, ahead of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Commissioner Rohsler offered her best wishes to the local delegation of athletes and officials, who will be participating at the multi-sports event from July 28 to August 8. Olympic Committee’s President Mohamed Abdul Sattar and Maldives chef de mission Hussain Javaaz were amongst the attendees of the meeting.

Maldives will be represented in Athletics (Men and Women), Badminton (Men and Women), Swimming (Men and Women), Table Tennis (Men and Women) and Beach Volleyball (Men) at this year’s games. The event will be the first commonwealth games since Maldives re-joined the Commonwealth in 2020.

Commissioner Rohsler, who is from Birmingham, shared that she was happy to see Maldives partake in the Commonwealth Games again. She also said that Birmingham is the ‘Heart of England’ and that everyone would be met with smiling faces. In turn the delegation of athletes introduced themselves and shared the highlights of their career.

Following the games, the athletes are expected to participate in the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games held at Konya, Turkey in August.