Yesterday evening, the competitions of the first round of the Abu Dhabi Modern Sailing Championship, which was held on the breakwater, were concluded with the success of 32 competitors in the various categories of the championship.
The four-hour round was divided into 3 categories: Optimist, Elka 4 and Elka 6, in addition to a number of sub-categories for each category.
In the Junior Optimist category, Khalifa Ahmed Al Rumaithi won the first place, while Agata Leela managed to win the first place in the Girls Optimist category, and in the Public Optimist category, Maid Al Ali came in first place, Saif Al Zaabi came second, and Simon Hertzov third.
In the “ELCA 4” category, Mohammed Al Zaabi won the first place, Majed Al Marzouqi came second, and Mohammed Marwan came third. In the girls category, Camelia Al Qubaisi won the first place, and in the junior category, Muhammad Marwan won the first place, and in the Elka 6 category, Muhammad Abdul Karim won the first place, and Harith Al Ali came second, and Othman Abdul Karim came third.
The competitions of the Academy contestants recorded a great technical excellence that continued throughout the stages of the race in its various categories, especially as it comes to be the first round within five full rounds that will be held during this season.
Khalifa Al-Suwaidi, the race supervisor, confirmed that the championship in its current dress achieves many goals at the level of marine sports, as it gives the competitors the opportunity to prepare for local and international championships, especially with the intensive training and exercises that the participants in the championship receive from the academy and the accumulated experiences.
Al-Suwaidi appreciated the strong performance and the outstanding level presented by the competitors in the championship, stressing that increasing the number of rounds to 5 will give the participants an opportunity to develop their skills and fitness.
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