Tomorrow, Saturday and the day after tomorrow, Sunday, the beaches of Dubai Islands will witness the holding of the Dubai Open Kitesurfing Championship competitions, organized by the Dubai International Marine Sports Club for the seventh consecutive season, as part of the “Dubai Marine Day” activities, and in conjunction with the Most Beautiful Winter in the World campaign. With the slogan “Unforgettable Stories”.
A press statement stated: “The event is of great importance, as it is the first activity of the Emirates Kite Surfing, Rowing and Water Skiing Committee in 2024, and an opportunity for fans of this sport, which has become more widespread on the beaches of the Emirates, which is always chosen by a number of international champions as a preparation station for participation in the Olympic Games. The 33rd Summer Summer Festival, from July 26 to August 11 (Paris 2024), will witness, for the first time, the appearance of kitesurfing among the approved games.
The competition program in the Dubai Open 2024 includes competing for the titles of four categories, including two categories on the first day, the first is “Twin Tip” (men, women, citizens, and juniors), and the second is freestyle (men, women, citizens, and juniors), while the stages of the tournament are completed on the second day through the category Hydrofoil (men, women, nationals, and juniors), in addition to Young Foil (men, women, and nationals).
For his part, the technical director of the Emirates Kite Surfing and Water Skiing Committee, Sameh Al-Sagheer, said that the Dubai Open 2024 competitions are the committee’s first events in the new year, as the expected date is considered very appropriate for the nature of this sport, which encourages many to participate in the event, whether sons or daughters. The country or those residing on its soil, as well as a number of classified champions who prefer to train on the shores of the Emirates.
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