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Emirates News Agency – ADNEC launches ‘Abu Dhabi Summer Sports’

ABU DHABI, 9th June, 2022 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, has announced the launch of “Abu Dhabi Summer Sports” as the largest event of its kind in the Middle East.

The aim of the event is to motivate the people of Abu Dhabi to pursue a healthy lifestyle and engage in sport and physical activity in a comfortable environment during the summer.

The event will take place from July 1st to August 31st at ADNEC in halls 8 to 12 on a total area of ​​27,000 square meters. It includes more than 25 indoor tracks and fields equipped according to the highest standards and criteria as well as numerous accompanying events for individuals, groups, families and sports enthusiasts.

The event also includes a large number of sports activities and playgrounds in ADNEC halls. It will include three soccer fields, two five-a-side soccer fields, eight mini tennis courts, three basketball courts, three badminton courts and three volleyball courts. In addition to a mile-long running track, there will also be a cricket pitch and a CrossFit track.

Arif Hamad Al Awani, Secretary General of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, said: “Abu Dhabi Summer Sports offers an ideal opportunity for visitors of all ages to enjoy sporting activities in a suitable and enjoyable atmosphere for all during the summer season. We invite everyone to participate and encourage them to adopt a healthy lifestyle through daily exercise.”

For his part, Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and CEO of ADNEC Group, stated: “This event is exceptional in that it helps reinforce Abu Dhabi’s leading position as a global destination for the organization and hosting of all types of sporting activities, providing a qualitative complement to the ADNEC’s main events agenda, which offers flexible spaces, suitable infrastructure, advanced service facilities and expertise that make it the ideal destination for hosting such remarkable social activities and sporting events according to the highest international criteria.”

Abu Dhabi Summer Sports is open to visitors every day of the week from 08:00 to 01:00. It will feature specialized sporting challenges and events for all tastes, as well as food trucks and a retail area. Visitors can also walk the special trail for free during the event, which stretches for a kilometer.

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