ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]
The second phase of the Abu Dubai emirate’s Security Zone championships concluded today. The championships are organized by the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of the Interior, in cooperation with the Police Sports Association. More than 1000 competitors took part in five tournaments, namely beach volleyball, tug of war, road race, race-walking and beach volleyball for the over 40-year old. It is worth mentioning that 36 competitors with special needs took part in the championships.
Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General at the Ministry of Interior, stressed that the Security Zone Championships serve as an athletics meeting where competitive sporting events are held in a brotherly atmosphere of enthusiasm. “Such championships also contribute to deepen the ties of affection and friendship between competitors. They fall in line with the Ministry of Interior’s mission to ensure the permanent physical readiness and health of staff members, so as to empower them to perform their assigned duties and mission efficiently,” he noted.
The results of this second phase that took place in the Western Region were as follows: Al Ruwais Police Station affiliated to the Western Region Police Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ ranked first in the road race and the beach volleyball tournaments. Madinat Zayed Police Station at the Western Region Police Directorate won first place in the race-walking championship. The Planning and Studies Section ranked first in the tug of war championship.
Al Marfa’ Police Station at the Western Region Police Directorate secured first place in the beach volleyball for the over 40-year old tournament that was held within the second phase of the Abu Dubai emirate’s Security Zone championships in the Western Region. The competitions will end in Abu Dhabi at the end of March.
The Information Technology Department affiliated with the Directorate General of Central Operations and Liwa Police Station ranked second and third, respectively, in the road race tournament. The Special Tasks Department came in second place and the Shooting Department came in third place in race-walking. The Strategy Department came in second place in the beach volleyball, while Madinat Zayed Police Station came in third place. In the tug-of-war championship, Al Ruwais Police Station ranked second and the Al Marfa’ Police Station ranked third. The Madinat Zayed Police Station and Al Ruwais Police Station ranked second and third respectively in the beach volleyball for the over 40-year old tournament.
The honoring ceremony took place towards the conclusion of the Security Zone Championships in the Western Region and was attended by Captain Eid Al Shamesi, Director of the Office of the Western Region Police Directorate; Captain Saif Al Dhaheri, National Teams and Competitions Branch Manager; as well as a number of officers and a large public turnout.
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