The International Maritime Federation (UIM) has devoted large areas in the 2018 edition and annual brochure of the tournaments, ensuring full monitoring of all sporting events and events it organizes around the world.
The UAE Maritime Sport has gained a lot of space in the 2018 Yearbook, which is distributed to all national associations on the continents of the world, Europe, Asia and Africa, the Americas and Australia.
The UAE sports received the lion's share of the space in the edition, which contained 88 pages of large pieces, and was dedicated to documenting the achievements of marine sports stars in 84 different categories, ranging from speedboats and bicycles. The Chairman of the UAE Marine Sports Federation, Huraiz Al-Murr Mohammed Bin Huraiz, said that the UAE marine sports ranks first in the world, and is sufficient evidence of the excellence of the UAE nationals in various forums, and international and global participation in the activities organized by the International Federation (UIM) annually, as well as The presence of maritime clubs nationwide in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah, which is still the main player in the organization and success of all international events by hosting distinctive events annually.
Al-Murr praised the continued support of the UAE's wise leadership and the role of sports officials, which made it easier to reach the podiums and rank first in many world championships.
He praised the great successes achieved in 2018, including the organization of the best international events certificate of the International Federation of Maritime Racing, which highlighted many events in the Yearbook, including the sponsorship and attendance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, for the World Championships The event, which took place in the Bride of the East Coast, was held from November 14 to 17 and was organized by the Fujairah International Marine Sports Club.
The President of the Emirates Marine Sports Federation said that the UAE was honored in the best form, which was the award of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Advisor to His Highness the President of the UAE and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, the highest award awarded by the International Federation. IM) influential and inspiring global figures at the annual concert in March.
Hariz Al-Murr added that 2018 was the year of the UAE in terms of the superiority of our athletes and the first place in various world championships, where the Abu Dhabi Speedboats team deserved an outstanding achievement and historical successes in the Formula One World Championship, and won the first three places through boats «Abu Dhabi 6) (Sean Torrenti), «Abu Dhabi 35» (Eric Stark) and «Abu Dhabi 5» (second Qamzi), and the championship and time title in the same event, as the team's name also shone in the Formula 2 World Championship through champion Rashid Al Qamzi, It was second in Abu Dhabi 1 in 2018.
- Emirates Sports won the lion's share of the space in the edition.
- Abu Dhabi team scored a historic superiority in the Formula One World Cup.