The Organizing Committee revealed the tenth edition of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament, which is currently being held under the slogan “Limitless Capabilities”, and includes eight sports: padel, volleyball, jujitsu, bow and arrow, fencing, wheelchair basketball, bicycle racing, and running. , that the total financial prizes that will be presented to the fans over the days of the tournament amount to one million dirhams, or 270 thousand dirhams, in addition to the value of the cars that will be drawn on.
The committee said in a press statement that the value of the financial prizes that will be presented to the fans on the final day of the tournament amounts to 100,000 dirhams, which they will get through the electronic draw that will take place during the tournament competitions.
She added that the cash prizes are daily, provided by the Organizing Committee to the masses, in cooperation with “FTNFT”, one of the sponsors of the tournament, amounting to 10 thousand dirhams daily for the first days, in addition to the draw on six modern Ford cars worth more than 730 thousand dirhams provided by the Organizing Committee in cooperation With Al Tayer Motors, the main sponsor of the tournament.
The competitions of the International Padel Federation Championship for the gold category will start today, which will last until the second of April, and its competitions will be held in the padel hall in the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, and professional players registered in the International Padel Federation will compete in it.
Fencing competitions will also be held tonight in the following categories: the “Ibih” sword weapon competition for the men’s category – international, the “fluorescent” foil weapon competition, the “saber” Arab sword weapon competition for the same category, and the “fluorescent” foil weapon for the category of citizen girls and children Citizens and state-borns.
One thousand dirhams, the value of six modern Ford cars, will be entered into the public draw.
Thousands of dirhams will be drawn daily during the first days of the course.
One thousand dirhams of audience prizes on the final day of the session.
Saeed bin Maktoum qualified in the padel
Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, President of the Padel Federation, qualified for the quarter-finals in the local classification category with 10 points, after defeating the duo Rashid Al Rayes and Omar Issa with Arsham Moradi, 7-5, 6-1. Jonathan Green and Colin Marshall also won The duo Nasr Al-Ketbi and Mubarak Al-Ketbi scored 6-2, 6-2, and Nicolas Siasia and Biel Pallister defeated the duo Muhammad Ahly and Bilal Qarni, 6-0, 7-5, and the duo Marwan Khoury and Ali Ahly defeated Hamad Al-Mazmi and Muhammad Al-Qasim, 6-4, 5-7. and 10-6.
Anshul Shopal and Ishaan Shopal also defeated the duo Omar Al-Arif and Ahmed Al-Awadi with a score of 6-1, 6-1, and Hussamuddin Amer and Ranjan Pradeep defeated Jassim Al-Nuaimi and Omar Muhammad, with a score of 6-2, 6-0, and the duo Omar Al-Bastaki and Moritz Eckert qualified after the absence of Omair Al-Zarouni and Hamid Bin Lahej, Issa Al Marzouki and Ahmed Hamada also qualified after the absence of the duo Haider Qureshi and Ethan Wharton.
In the double local category competitions Emirati and expatriate open, the duo Javier Lopez and Abdullah Abdulaziz qualified for the final after defeating the duo Roberto Rodriguez and Fares Al Janahi in the semi-final matches, with a score of 6-4, 6-1, and they also beat the duo Made Al-Awadi and Gabi Lima in the quarter-final matches, with a score of 6. -1 and 6-0.
Al-Balooshi: 120 players from 14 countries competed in the fencing
Musa Al Balushi, Secretary General of the Fencing Federation, confirmed that the fencing competitions within the Nad Al Sheba tournament will witness the participation of 120 male and female players from 14 countries this year: the UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Estonia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Italy, France, Iran, Iraq, Tunisia, Bulgaria and Tajikistan.
Al-Balushi said in a press statement, “The presence of a large group of world-ranked players who have a long record of championships and achievements will be among the participants in the Nad Al Sheba tournament, which is reflected positively on the level of competition, especially since the tournament is the best preparation for the UAE national team players.” In preparation for the next foreign participation ».
He explained: «It is the fourth consecutive participation of the Fencing Federation in the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament, and in each version we witness further development and progress, and the desire to participate from a large number of players, from inside and outside the country in light of the prestige that the tournament enjoys locally, regionally and internationally ». .
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