Tuesday, February 27, 2024

50 athletes participated in the boat parade under the slogan Zero Carbon… Clean Water.


More than 50 male and female athletes took part in a boat parade on the Dubai Water Canal yesterday, coinciding with the country’s 52nd Union Day celebrations and the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Transition (COP28). Emirates Modern Sailing and Rowing Federation and Dubai International Marine Sports Club, in collaboration with China-based International Rowing Channel, launched the “Zero Carbon…

Clean Water” aims to reach more than 100 locations around the world, with the aim of raising awareness about environmental protection, sustainability and climate issues.

Attending the official ceremony of the initiative, Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Emirates Modern Sailing and Rowing Federation and two members of the Board of Directors: Muhammad Abdullah Hareb Al Falahi gave the opening signal. , Khalid Al Owais, Managing Director and Chairman of the Technical Committee, Dubai International Marine Sports Club.

French Olympic champion Jean-Christophe Ronald, president of the International Rowing Federation and member of the International Olympic Committee, Dutchman Rudi van der Voon, president of the World Water Tourism Development Organization, presented the distinguished international athletes. and Asian Rowing Federation President Chin Wang Chi, Honorary President of the World Rowing Canal Organization. Vincent Gaillard, Executive Director of International Rowing Federation Manal Bahman, Emirates Nature-WWF Operations Director, Lee Can, Ambassador of International GCRA and World Wildlife Fund, Inland Waterways International and Leaders of the World Organization for Urban Cooperation. History Channel.

The participants of the parade signed their support and encouragement to the awareness initiative of the theme of the parade, “Zero Carbon, Clean Water”, and various yachts including Olympic divisions, singles, doubles and quads took part in it. and the famous Dragon Boat, all of which traveled over three kilometers.

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• The “march” took place on the Dubai Water Canal and aims to raise awareness of environmental protection.

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