Abu Dhabi, December 1, 2023 (WAM) – Prepare for an exhilarating month in Abu Dhabi as it reveals a dynamic schedule of local, regional, and international sports events. Highlights include the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon and the Spartan World Championship, drawing thousands of participants. The Egyptian Super Cup, adopting a new format, kicks off on December 25th at the Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium with Al Ahly, Pyramids, Future FC, and Ceramica Cleopatra.
The Etihad Arena on Yas Island hosts the second World Tennis League edition from December 21st to 24th, featuring 16 tennis stars, including Aryna Sabalenka and Daniil Medvedev.
From December 6th to 10th, the Al Sila’ Marine Festival in Al Dhafra Region showcases traditional and modern maritime sports activities with broad participation. The Spartan World Championship, hosted by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Spartan, takes place from December 8th to 10th in the Al Wathba desert, challenging athletes of all levels.
On December 16th, the 15th ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon welcomes 23,000 participants running various distances, starting from different locations and finishing at the ADNOC complex. The Liwa International Festival, running from December 8th to 31st, features diverse sporting events like car freestyle, falcon racing, camel racing, horse racing, cycling, and desert sports.
Closing the month, the Asian Youth Chess Championship at the Al Ain Chess and Mind Sports Club, in collaboration with the Asian Chess Federation, runs from December 12th to 22nd. Get ready for a month of sports excitement in Abu Dhabi!”