Sultan Bin Khalifa hails UAE’s teams participation at UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship

ABU DHABI: Team Abu Dhabi and Victory Team are the best UAE’s representatives to the UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship, H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to the UAE President and the President of Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club said today.

The international stature of Abu Dhabi’s powerboat racing team always makes it a favorite winner of international contests, Sheikh Sultan added in remarks ahead of the two teams’ participation in competitions of round 3 of the UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship, scheduled between 21-23 September in Cernobbio city, Italy.

He also hailed the achievements of Victory Team.

“Both teams are for the same target: promoting the UAE at all events. When boats from both teams take part in the same championship, we expect a big return, sport-wise and marketing-wise,” he said.

“We are always in an advanced position in this field. Team Abu Dhabi is led by nationals now. When achievements at competitions are made by nationals, it will be double delight for us at any victory they achieve,” he added.

Team Abu Dhabi and Victory Team leave tomorrow Wednesday for the Italian venue of the world championship.

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