Muhammed Abdul Rahim praises the Asian Powerlifting Federation for choosing the UAE as host for the Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has announced its readiness to host the Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship, scheduled to take place from December 1–7 in Dubai.
Billed as one of the strongest powerlifting championships to be organized by the Asian Powerlifting Federation, around 612 athletes representing 34 countries will take part in the event.
The seven-day Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship will take place at the Dubai Club for People of Determination.
Muhammed Abdul Rahim Al Marri, Secretary General of the Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation and chairman of the Organizing Committee, thanked the General Sports Authority for its vital role in supporting the programmes and tournaments organized by the federation.
He also thanked Dubai Club for People of Determination officials for their cooperation, which paved the way for hosting the event at the facility.
Muhammed Abdul Rahim praised the Asian Powerlifting Federation for choosing the UAE as hosts for the Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship.
The chairman of the organizing committee assured that the preparations are on track to host the biggest championship organized by the Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation.
Muhammed Abdul Rahim emphasized that the championship will witness distinguished participation from Japan (46 participants), the UAE (45 participants), Kazakhstan (45 participants), and Iraq (37 participants), in addition to the athletes from other nations.
He said the participants will compete in three categories, including squat, bench, and deadlift.
Omar Al Dhaheri, technical director of the UAE team, said: “Hosts will be represented by 18 players and four coaches. The selected players are the best in the country and are given the chance to achieve outstanding results.”