Sheikh Ahmed crowns winners of third Fujairah Open Swimming Championship


Winners of Fujairah Open Swimming Championship with Sheikh Ahmed Bin Hamad Bin Saif Al Sharqi and other dignitaries at prize distribution ceremony.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The third edition of the Fujairah Open Swimming Championship concluded on a successful note with the participation of 215 swimmers from different clubs and academies in the UAE.

The championship was held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Hamad Bin Saif Al Sharqi. Fujairah Martial Arts Club swimmers emerged winners at the championship.

All Star Academy finished in second place. Cleopatra Swimming Academy took the third spot.

The winners were crowned in the presence of Saeed Al Ajil, Vice President of the UAE Sports for All Federation; Ahmed Al Abdouli, Director of the Community Sports Department at the General Sports Authority; and Hania Reggi, general manager of Tennis & Country Club Fujairah.

Sheikh Ahmed lauded the efforts of the organizing committee in making the tournament successful, which reflected on the strength of the competitions.

He also praised the decision to limit participation to talented young players in order to give them the full opportunity to showcase their talents.

:Such events provide platforms for upcoming talent to perform while also giving sports bodies the chance to identify talent and nurture it for the future,” added Sheikh Ahmed.



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