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Dubai Events

Dubai International Open Water Swimming Championship 2014

Event Location: Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre

Event Sector: Sports

Time period: 18th April 2014 to 19th April 2014

The first Dubai International Open Water Swimming Championship is aimed at promoting and developing Open Water swimming in the Emirates and involves national and international teams competing with each other to win the title.

The Open Championship is organized annually. Competitions are confined to only free 50m for all ages. Even companies and organizations participate in the event, which is in accordance with the terms of technical committee.

The UAE Swimming Federation (UAESA) organises junior sports festivals and encourage participation in swimming. Events are open to kids under ten years of age too, and to those who have not participated in other UAESA competitions.

The first day of the Championship focuses on sprint relays and the second day features a long race.

The UAE already holds a long history of being involved in Marathon or long distance swimming. UAE Swimming aims to increase the number of children and adults who can swim, improve their health and fitness, offer opportunity for talented swimmers to develop their skills, and to develop and support the UAE national team as they compete in World Championships and Olympics.

For details, call +971 4 2648717 / +971 4 264 8718 or visit