UAE to host 9th Asian Swimming Championships

Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the 9th Asian Swimming Championships between Nov 15-25 in Dubai.

This will be the first time that all four disciplines of swimming (50m pool), synchronised swimming, water polo and diving will be taking place in one competition at a venue in UAE.

It will be the third major international event to be held at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex in just over a month, after the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup (Oct 2-3) and the 1st International Water Polo and Synchronized Swimming Championships (Oct 11-13).

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