DUBAI: Dubai will host more than 20 sports events this week, including the World Aerial Gymnastics Championship in Expo 2020 Dubai’s Sports, Fitness and Wellbeing Hub, and the Oceanman, which will feature more than 300 international participants at Umm Suqeim Beach on March 12.
Oceanman Dubai, organised under the aegis of Dubai Sports Council, will see competition in five different events – the 10 kilometres Oceanman with 150 participants; the 5 kilometres Half Oceanman with a maximum of 300 participants; the 1.5 kilometres Spring with 250 participants; the 3×500 metres Oceanteam and the 500 metres Oceankids.
The World Aerial Gymnastics Championship, which is being held from March 8 -10, brings more than 300 of the world’s most celebrated aerial gymnasts – including participants from countries like Poland, Russia, Ukraine, United States, Kazakhstan, and Hungary – to the heart of Expo 2020 Dubai.
Action will continue in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2, part of the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup qualification process, with teams from Oman, Namibia, Nepal and Papua New Guinea. They will play 13 matches in Dubai from 5th-22nd March to earn crucial qualification points.
The other events taking place are the 8th DIBC Open Bowling Tournament (February 27 – March 13) at Dubai International Bowling Centre; 2nd Dubai Police Club Tennis Championship (March 4 – 13) at Dubai Police Officers Club; Dubai Fishing Competition 2022 (9th-13th March) in Dubai Harbour; and World School Games (March 10 – 12 ).
Other events include Dubai Corporate Games (March 12 -13 ) at Inspiratus Sports; Dubai Pulse Off-Road Cycling (March 12) in Canal Residence; Spartan Deka Fit (March 12) in Business Bay Canal Lawn; Run at Meydan Tracks (12th March) at The Track, Meydan Golf; and Gymnastex Annual Artistic Gymnastics Competition (March 12) in Jumeira Baccalaureate School.
Also, Countdown to the Middle East Crown Boxing Series 3 (March 12) in the Grand Ballroom of Conrad Hotel; AJP Tour Dubai International Pro Jiu-Jitsu (March 12 -13 ) in Shabab Al Ahli Club; Spinneys Family Fun Run Series (March 13) in Circle Mall; GRIT+TONIC Triathlon (March 13) on Mamzar Beach; and the Dubai Challenge Polo Cup (March 13 -20 ) at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club.
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