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Dubai hosted 17 sports events during the weekend

DUBAI, October 17, 2021

The Indian Premier League final between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at Dubai International Stadium on Friday night topped a list of 17 sports events that took place across Dubai during the weekend.
 
Organised under the aegis of Dubai Sports Council, the events attracted more than 25,000 in-person spectators, including thousands of supporters at the IPL finale. 
 
Thousands more packed the stands at the Coca Cola Arena on Friday night for TK Fight Night’s Social Knockout 2 and the Amir Khan Crypto Fight Night at La Perle, as well as at Hamdan Sports Complex, which hosted the Apex 1st Swimming Community Junior Championship and the Hamilton Aquatics Development Series.
 
More than 1,200 runners participated in Mai Dubai City Half Marathon, organised by Promoseven Sports Marketing in Dubai International Financial District on Friday. In the 21km category, Konrad Taber completed the distance in 1 hour 21 minutes 13 seconds to take first place in the men's race, while Emilia Skolubowicz secured first place among women. 
 
In 10km race, Aggrey Agaba crossed the distance in 33 minutes 20 seconds for first place in the male category and Chloe Tighe won the women’s in 36:52. In the 5km race, Paul Komo finished first in 16:23 minutes in the men’s category, while Gilly Glynn crossed the line in 19:39 to win the women’s run.
 
Hamdan Sports Complex hosted the Apex 1st Swimming Community Junior Championship with the participation of 350 boys and girls aged 7 to 10 from 20 clubs & academies. It also hosted Hamilton Aquatics Swimming Championship on Saturday, October 16.
 
The Night Run was organised on Thursday evening at Dubai International Academy in Al-Barsha. The Badwin Badminton Championship was arranged by Phoenix Sports Academy at its premises in Al Quoz 3 with the participation of 200 men & women players of various ages and nationalities. The Eyami Automobile Race took place at Dubai Kartdrome.
 
A Chess Championship was held by Dubai Chess & Culture Club at Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Al-Maktoum Hall. DSC organized free bowling qualifying competition for women at Dubai International Bowling Center in Al-Mamzar. 
 
The SBL Boxing Championship was held at La Perle, Al Habtoor City. The UAE Special Olympics Forum for Unified Florpool was organised at Dubai Club for People of Determination in Al Nahda. The Spence Family Races Series was also organised.-TradeArabia News Service



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