NEOM, Saudi Arabia: NEOM announced the organization of the Beach Games 2022, from October 19 to December 9, 2022, in a prominent global sporting event in which more than 25 countries participate, and that brings together leading sports activities and a group of professional athletes to compete in five sports It includes windsurfing, 3×3 basketball, beach soccer, mountain biking, and a triathlon which is a marathon-like race of speed in swimming, cycling and running.
On this occasion, the CEO of NEOM, Engineer Nazmi Al-Nasr, said: “NEOM’s organization of this unique global sporting event in the region comes in line with the vision of 2030 in hosting global sporting events, and achieves NEOM’s goals to be a regional and global center for sports activities and a destination for athletes from around the world.” Al-Nasr added: “We are pleased to organize the NEOM Beach Games 2022, which will bring together senior Saudi and international athletes in a unique and unique location in the Kingdom and the world, where geographical diversity, the beauty of nature and the mild climate will contribute to providing an ideal environment for the success and distinction of the event.”
The NEOM Beach Games 2022 will kick off with the Windsurfing World Cup, which will last for the first five days from October 19 to 23, followed by Olympic triathlon competitions on October 29. In November, the tournament will witness an international 3×3 basketball tournament, followed by a beach soccer tournament in which 12 teams from around the world will compete over 5 days. The tournament will conclude on December 9 with a desert mountain bike race that will run from December 6 to 9 and will host 220 male and female competitors from all over the world in a three-stage event, each stage ranging in length from 80 to 120 kilometers.
Jan Patterson, Executive Director of the Sports Sector at NEOM, said: “Our hosting of international sports events and our partnership with sports authorities and institutions keep pace with our plans and ambitions to develop an integrated sports system, and contribute to achieving our goals of building a culture of high performance and inspiring the next generation of athletes in all regions. across the region.”
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NEOM is a confident launch of human progress and the embodiment of a vision that represents what the new future will look like. It is located in the northwest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea, where it was built from scratch to be a vibrant metropolis and a place where entrepreneurship determines the course of this new future. NEOM will be a global destination and a home for ambitious people who seek to contribute to building a new model of exceptional living and create a thriving business where creativity will be manifested in the field of environmental conservation.
NEOM will be an exceptional home to live and work and will include a number of cities, ports, commercial districts, research centers, sports and leisure facilities and tourist destinations.
As a hub for innovation, NEOM will attract entrepreneurs, business leaders and companies from around the world to research, incubate and commercialize new technologies and projects in innovative ways. NEOM residents will embody values that represent the spirit of the community, and will adopt a culture that embraces exploration, adventure and diversity.
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