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Teams from 7 countries for UAE’s Gov Games

DUBAI, May 4, 2018

Teams from seven countries will join more than 150 teams from local and federal government entities across the UAE to participate in the upcoming Gov Games, a specially-designed obstacles course, in Dubai, UAE.

The event takes place from May 9 to 12 at Kite Beach. The addition of these international players will only add to the healthy competition and camaraderie as teams get set to take on the obstacles course that will test the mental, physical, and teamwork capacities of competing teams.

Teams representing their nations include the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, the London Metropolitan Police Service, the Los Angeles Police Department, the embassies of United States and the United Kingdom to the UAE, the Royal Thai Police, the Government of Canada, Egypt and the government of Niger State, Nigeria.

 Director of Gov Games, Marwan bin Essa said “Only a few weeks ago, we announced that the number of teams participating in the first Gov Games was double that that was anticipated when we started planning for the games”

“There will of course only be one winning men’s and women’s team for the entire competition, with each winning Dh1 million ($272,000) in prize money.”

Assistant secretary general of the Dubai Sports Council, Nasser Al Rahma said: “The addition of the international teams will only strengthen the interest we have seen from both participants and supporters across the UAE, and will give more meaning to the winning teams’ victory. It will also unite players from all around the world as they compete in the first ever Gov Games. The Dubai Sports Council is proud to continue pushing forward this initiative.” – TradeArabia News Service

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