Sharjah World Championship Week begins today

By DG Staff

SHARJAH 17 December 2019: Sharjah World Championship Week, the annual watersports event hosted by the emirate of Sharjah, begins today.

The 20th edition of the Sharjah World Championship Week will feature a speedboat racing UIM F1H2O World Championship, in addition to the fifth edition of the UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship Grand Prix of Sharjah, which will take place from 17th to 21st December, 2019, on Khalid Lagoon, said Khalid Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority.

Al Midfa welcomed the participation of the UAE teams, especially the Sharjah Formula One Powerboat Team, which will participate for the first time representing the emirate of Sharjah in this international sporting event, in addition to the Abu Dhabi Team of the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club team, and the Victory Team of the Dubai International Marine Sports Club, said Wam.

He added, “Our main promotional message for this year’s tournament is reflected in the slogan ‘Go Full Throttle into Thrill,’ which highlights the emirate’s passion for water sports activities and offering all that is distinctive and exceptional in a renewed and interesting template filled with a competitive spirit, entertainment, the excitement of winning and championships.”

Nicolo de San Germano, Promoter of UIM F1 Powerboat and Aquabike World Championship said, “We are confident that the competition will be intense due to the participation of the most prominent international teams in the field of boats, speedboats and water bikes, and therefore, we expect the championship to be exceptional by all standards.”