Dubai will host more than 20 sporting events this week, including the World Aerial Gymnastics C’ship


The Aerial Gymnastics World Championship attracted more than 300 of the most famous aerial gymnasts.

Gulf today, Staff reporter

Dubai will host more than 20 sporting events this week, including the World Aerial Gymnastics Championship in the Expo 2020 Dubai sports, fitness and wellness hub, and Oceanman, which will feature more than 300 international participants .

The Oceanman will take place on Umm Suqeim Beach on March 12, with the magnificent Burj Al Arab serving as the backdrop for the open water swim race.

Oceanman Dubai, organized under the auspices of the Dubai Sports Council, will see competition in five different events – the 10km Oceanman with 150 participants; the 5km Half Oceanman with a maximum of 300 participants; the Spring 1.5 km with 250 participants; the 3x500m Oceanteam and the 500m Oceankids.

The World Aerial Gymnastics Championship, meanwhile, will bring together more than 300 of the world’s most famous aerial gymnasts – including participants from countries such as Poland, Russia, Ukraine, the United States, Kazakhstan and Hungary – at the heart of Expo 2020 Dubai for three days of jaw-dropping action from March 8-10.

The action will continue in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League Two, part of the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup qualifying process, with hosts United Arab Emirates and teams from Oman, Namibia, Nepal and Papua New Guinea playing a total of 13 matches in Dubai. March 5-22 to earn crucial qualifying points.

Other events taking place this week are: the 8th DIBC Open Bowling Tournament (February 27-March 13) at the Dubai International Bowling Centre; 2nd Dubai Police Club Tennis Championship (March 4-13) at Dubai Police Officers Club; Dubai Fishing Contest 2022 (March 9-13) in Dubai Port; World School Games (March 10-12) at Inspiratus Sports (March 10), Hamdan Sports Complex (March 11) and The Sevens (March 12); Dubai Corporate Games (March 12-13) at Inspiratus Sports; Dubai Pulse Off-Road Cycling (March 12) at Canal Residence; Spartan Deka Fit (March 12) at Business Bay Canal Lawn; Run at Meydan Tracks (March 12) at The Track, Meydan Golf; Annual Gymnastex Artistic Gymnastics Competition (March 12) at Jumeira Baccalaureate School; Countdown to Middle East Crown Boxing Series 3 (March 12) at the Conrad Hotel Grand Ballroom; AJP Tour Dubai International Pro Jiu-Jitsu (March 12-13) at Shabab Al Ahli Club; Spinneys Family Fun Run Series (March 13) at Circle Mall; GRIT+TONIC Triathlon (March 13) on Mamzar beach; and the Dubai Challenge Polo Cup (March 13-20) at Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Clubb.


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