Al Falasi: Organizing the event according to the precautionary measures

The cycling ladder championship in December ... and the prize money exceeds 3 million dirhams

  • The journey of successes in the cycling ladder championship continues as the fifth edition gets ready.

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  • Members of the organizing committee headed by Al Falasi, during the announcement of the details of the event yesterday.

    From the source

  • Amir Al Falasi: The women's race has been fixed for the second year in a row after the success of last year's edition.


The Organizing Committee of the Ladder Cycling Championship announced the launch of the fifth edition of the event, which is held under the patronage and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

The event is organized by the Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - Procurement and Finance.

The announcement of the tournament details came during the media meeting that was held the day before yesterday, in Al-Salam area, in the presence of the CEO of the Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - Procurement and Finance, Chairman of the Supreme Organizing Committee, Omair bin Jumah Al Falasi, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Group Games Sector In the Al-Ahly Youth Club, the candidate to head the Cycling Federation, the head of the championship's technical committee, Mansour Bouasiba, Majid Al-Bastaki, head of the media committee, Rami Nabulsi, head of the finance and promotion committee, and Muhammad Al-Mousa, the head of the logistical committee.

Al Falasi said that the tournament will include four races in the Saih al-Salam area in Dubai, three for men in December, January and February, and a women's race in January, with prizes of more than three million dirhams.

He explained that "all races will be organized according to the precautionary measures for the Covid-19 pandemic, for the sake of the safety of all participants, and to ensure the continuation of the upcoming annual sporting event."

The organizing committee organized an inspection tour for the media to see the race tracks, the most prominent landmarks in the championship area, and the upcoming preparations for the event, which has become the most prominent for cycling enthusiasts at all levels, locally, regionally and internationally, given that it includes amateur and professional races in categories that include citizens, Gulf countries, and riders of various nationalities. .

Al Falasi said, “The continuous support and patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum since its inception, and the follow-up of the races, had the greatest impact in supporting the participants, and stimulating the Higher Organizing Committee and work teams to multiply efforts, to be at the level of this precious confidence by continuing the march Development and addition of the event at all levels ».

Al Falasi stressed that “the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to construct tracks with international specifications for cycling enthusiasts and organize competitive tournaments for them, as well as the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, to make Dubai A bicycle-friendly city that confirms the position of cycling in Dubai and the support it receives as it is at the forefront of sports that contribute to the health, activity and happiness of its practitioners.

He said, "The women's race has been confirmed for the second year in a row after the success of last year's edition, and the achievement of entries at a good level to support girls to continue practicing this sport."

For his part, Bouasiba said that the technical level of the tournament is developing remarkably.

He stressed that precautionary measures are a priority for the Organizing Committee.

He revealed the coordination between the Organizing Committee and the Cycling Federation to organize two qualifying races: the first for Emirati amateurs for 90 km is qualified to the main race for this category, and the second for foreign professionals for the same distance is qualified for the elite race.

The organizing committee approved an Emirati jury consisting of 10 national referees to manage the competitions, and required participation to submit a negative test for "Covid-19" within 48 hours before the race day.

The tournament schedule

- The amateur citizens race, which begins next December and extends over a distance of 127

Km, and its prizes amount to one million dirhams, with the participation of 60 (20 contestants)

Of the first places in the last edition, and 40 qualified for the qualifying race).

- The "Elite" professional race, at a distance of 127 km, to be held next January,

With prizes of one million dirhams, with the participation of citizens, resident foreigners and others

GCC countries, by 80 contestants (10 from each country).

-Women's race, in January, which is reserved for Emirati amateurs, by 60

A contestant, provided that his financial rewards and distance are revealed later.

Emirati amateur race, by 60 cyclists (the first 20 riders

In the previous version, as well as holding a qualifying race to complete the 40 seats

The other), and it will be held at a distance of 127 km next February, and its prizes will be

One million dirhams.


Citizen referees manage the next version of the tournament.

Submitting a negative test for Coronavirus 48 hours before the race day is one of the conditions for participating in competitions.

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