UAE gets active on National Sports Day

The United Arab Emirates recently celebrated its inaugural National Sports Day. Vision takes a closer look at some of the day’s activities.

On November 25, the United Arab Emirates celebrated its inaugural National Sports Days, with more than 220 events across the country. There were recreational, promotional, communal, educational and competitive activities, with the event seeking to highlight the different segments of UAE society and the harmony among its culturally diverse residents. The occasion also brought together 2,481 people for a record-breaking session of jujutsu in Abu Dhabi, earning the UAE a Guinness World Records title for the largest jujutsu class in history.

DIFC

Badminton, minigolf and basketball enthusiasts participate in activities at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) as part of the UAE National Sports Day.

UAE national sports day active life

UAE national sports day active life

UAE national sports day active life

UAE national sports day active life

UAE national sports day active life

UAE national sports day active life

Ping Pong Dubai

As part of the Ping Pong Dubai initiative, Dubai's residents try out a game of table tennis across two locations in the emirate - Dubai International Marine Club and Dragon Mart shopping mall.

UAE national sports day active life

UAE national sports day active life

UAE national sports day active life

UAE national sports day active life

World's largest jujutsu session

Thousands show up for the world’s biggest session of the Japanese martial art of jujutsu in Abu Dhabi at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). 

UAE national sports day active life