Gulf Cooperation Council Athletics Championships

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The Gulf Cooperation Council Athletics Championship (also known as the GCC Athletics Championships) is a biennial international athletics competition between athletes from nations within the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf. It was first held in 1986.

In addition to the senior championship, the GCC also holds the Gulf Cooperation Council Youth Athletics Championships.[1] The GCC holds championships for various other sports, including golf, basketball and fencing.

The 2011 championships was held as part of the 2011 GCC Games.


Ed. Year City Country Dates No. of
No. of
1st 1986 Doha  Qatar
2nd 1988 Doha  Qatar
3rd 1992 Riyadh  Saudi Arabia
4th 1994 Doha  Qatar
5th 1996 Kuwait City  Kuwait
6th 1998 Muscat  Oman
7th 2000 Kuwait City  Kuwait
8th 2002 Katif  Saudi Arabia
9th 2003 Kuwait City  Kuwait
10th 2005 Manama  Bahrain
11th 2007 ? ?
12th 2009 Qatif  Saudi Arabia
13th 2011 Isa Town  Bahrain
14th 2013 Doha  Qatar

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gulf Cooperation Council Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2013-10-05.