Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Entertainment


Hamad Al Rouly and Mariam Al Shamsi triumph in Amateur Emirati categories of 5km NAS Run, while Poland's Skolubowicz wins women's Open race
Dubai  UAE – May 01, 2021:  Moroccans Othmane Safi and Soufiane Dardour continued their country's domination of NAS Run with a one-two in the 5km Open race for men on Thursday night as curtains came down on the eighth season of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament.

His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council and Chairman of the Tournament Organising Committee, was present at Meydan on the night to honour the winners of NAS Run as well as the sponsors and strategic partners of this year's Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament.
Dubai Duty Free and Tecnotree were the main sponsors of this year's Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament, which is one of the biggest events of its kind in terms of participation and prize money. Salah Tahlak, Executive Vice President for Corporate Services, represented Dubai Duty Free at the closing ceremony, while Tecnotree was represented by its CEO, Padma Ravichander.

Dubai Police, Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Ministry of Health and Prevention, Dubai Sports TV, Meydan, Al Wasl Sports Club, UAE Cycling Federation, and Watani Al Emarat Foundation were the strategic partners of the Tournament, while Pocari Sweat, Aquafina, and AKI Fitness were support sponsors. Representatives from each of these entities were present at Meydan on Thursday and were honoured for their support in making the tournament a success.
Moroccan domination

Anouar El Ghouz had led a Moroccan 1-2-3 in the 10km Open run for men on Wednesday night, and 24 hours later Safi and Dardour reconfirmed Moroccan's domination of the men's Open race with Safi clocking a blazing time of 15 minutes and 12.64 seconds in the 5km Run. Dardour was second in 15:24.16, while Great Britain's Lee Garrett took the bronze in 15:27.68.

In the 5km Open category race for women, Poland's Emilia Skolubowicz blitzed through the course to finish with a time of 18:47.80, which was 66 seconds quicker than Australian Jasmine Grey's silver-winning time of 19:53.18, while Slovenia's Iveta Stryalova took third place in 20:19.35.
In the Amateur Emirati categories, Hamad Al Rouly bagged gold with a time of 16:48.13 in the men's race, finishing ahead of Abdalla Al Naqbi (17:08.74) and Faris Al Zaabi 17:09.59. Mariam Al Shamsi took the crown in the women's race with a time 22:07.46, while Shahad Budebs was second in 22:49.43 and took bronze in 25:39.43.

Besides the medals, the winners each of the four categories will receive AED 10,000, while the runners-up will take home AED 7,000 and the bronze-winners will get AED 5,000 each. There are cash prizes for those who finished between 4th to 9th as well, with each of them getting AED 3,000.
Wide participation

Organised by Dubai Sports Council, the NAS Sports Tournament has been one of the top sporting attractions during the Holy Month of Ramadan since 2013, and the eighth season of the Tournament was organized in compliance with all COVID-19 precautionary measures and protocols, as well as other guidelines issued by relevant authorities. The organisers conducted free COVID-19 PCR test for all NAS Cycling and NAS Run participants at Al Wasl Club - on April 20-21 for NAS Cycling and April 26-27 for NAS Run – to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

The Tournament, which attracted more than 2,500 athletes from different nationalities, kicked off on April 14 with the NAS Padel Championship, which saw unprecedented participation at the local level and, for the first time, featured an internationally-ranked International Pedal Federation (FIP) Stars tournament that attracted the world's top professional players.

The 75km NAS Cycling Championship, then, took place across three nights, from April 22 to April 24, with hundreds of participants competing in six different categories for a total prize purse of AED 360,000.

The NAS Run, which offered a total prize purse of AED 320,000, then brought the curtains down on the Tournament with the 10km Run on April 28 and the 5km Run on April 29, with hundreds competing on the two nights in four different categories - Emirati Amateurs-Men and Emirati Amateurs-Women, and Open Men and Open Women.
5km Amateur Emirati – Men: 1-Hamad Al Rouly 16:48.13; 2-Abdalla Al Naqbi 17:08.74; 3-Faris Al Zaabi 17:09.59.
5km Amateur Emirati – Women: 1-Mariam Al Shamsi 22:07.46; 2-Shahad Budebs 22:49.43; 3-Noura Al Ghafli 25:39.43.
5km Open – Men: 1-Othmane Safi (Morocco) 15:12.64; 2-Soufiane Dardour (Morocco) 15:24.16; Lee Garrett 15:27.68.
5km Open – Women: 1-Emilia Skolubowicz (Poland) 18:47.80; 2-Jasmine Grey (Australia) 19:53.18; 3-Iveta Stryalova (Slovenia) 20:19.35.


Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 4969 times
Posted on : Saturday, May 1, 2021  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Global Village makes History by Breaking 25th Guinness World Records™ Title on Silver Jubilee Season...
Next Story : El Ghouz Leads Moroccan Cleansweep in Men's Open Category of 10km NAS Run
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers


Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Olay Skin Experts Debut New Body Wash in the UAE!
Double Success for Rado at the iF Design Awards 2021
Maintain Summer-Long Gorgeous Hair with these Essential Treatments from Sukin
Celebrate Eid in 'Swiss Style' with Oris Divers Sixty-Five ‘Cotton Candy'
Love Your Skin
Two Exquisite New Additions to the LOOTAH Perfumes Range: Silky Oud & Timeless Oud
King C. Gillette is here to Revolutionize the Male Grooming Experience
My First GROHE: Keep it Simple with GROHE Baulines for the Kitchen
Ojar Launches Its Eau De Parfum Sillage Boosters
Ogilvy PR Names Matt Buchanan as Global Head of Consumer PR
Mouawad Pays Tribute to Natural Wonders
Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce to enter partnership with São Paulo Foot...
The Famous Taste of ALBAIK is Coming to Dubai with the Launch of the First Branc...
Ras Al Khaimah Ruler Addresses Class of 2021 at RAK Academy Graduation Ceremony ...
Dubai Customs' Jebel Ali Center Completes 952k Transactions in 1st Four Months o...
Denny's Milkshakes Bring All the Boys and Girls to the Yard This June
INFINITI Presents: Conquer Life in Style with All-New QX60 Starring Kate Hudson ...
Thought Series – the Good Life
Student Entrepreneurship Firmly on the Agenda as GEMS World Academy Hosts High-P...
SEHA Announces Extended Operating Hours for the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centers
Gartner Says Worldwide Smartphone Sales Grew 26% in First Quarter of 2021
Amplify Summer Sound With LG's Xboom Go Speakers
Increase in Cardiovascular Disease Among Premenopausal Women in the UAE
Dubai Municipality Conducts Virtual Food Safety Forum
SEHA Prioritizes Women's Health With Revamped State-of-the-art Clinics
Danube Building Materials Prepares for Upcoming Boom Ahead of Expo 2020
Compose Your Own Unique Scent Using Ojar's Sillage Boosters
Cebu Pacific Celebrates Philippine Independence Day with Special AED1 Seat Sale ...
Sharjah Police, SCCI Explore Solutions to Negative Phenomena in Real Estate Sector
Malak Al Tawouk UAE Receives HACCP Certification for Food Safety
360° Virtual and Hybrid Events Steal the Show
Hamdan bin Zayed Launches the Largest Coral Reef Rehabilitation Project in the Region
Over 200 students at GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis ‘Step in Time' with...
Gift Your Dad Three Coffee This Fathers Day
Dugong and Seagrass Toolkit Selected Among Top 25 UAE Government Innovations
Yahsat and Airbus Complete Preliminary Design Review of Next Generation Satellit...
Pogačar Returns at Tour of Slovenia
Empower Reinforces its Commitment for the Reduction of CO2 Emissions in the UAE
Hotpack Launches 'Eco Store' Online Retail Destination for Green Food Packaging ...
UAE's Female Entrepreneurial Talents can apply to Badiri's Hands-On Training Pr...
Malabar Gold & Diamonds redomiciles to Dubai International Financial Centre (DIF...
Land Rover Defender Supports the World's Toughest Adventure Race
Dubai Holding and Dubai Health Authority successfully conclude ‘The Perfect Gif...
A Major Kidney Operation without Much of a Scar – A Patient's Success Story at...
Own a Brand-New Renault from Arabian Automobiles from only AED 555 per month
5 Lovely Summer Outfit Ideas for 2021
HE Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi Explores Sharjah's Dynamic Startup Ecosystem as a...
Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-jitsu Championship (Adwpjjc) Returns in Novembe...
Reveal Your Brightest Skin this Summer with Herbal Essentials
Dubai Sports Council Organises Workshop for Dubai Club Administrators and Supervisors