HH Sheikh Hamdan Just Kicked Off The Beginning Of The Government Games At Kite Beach

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The first ever edition of the Government Games kicked off on Wednesday at Kite Beach.

And with 150 teams competing for a total prize fund of AED2million, guaranteed it will get competitive.

If you'd like to watch government teams from eight countries battle it through ten tough obstacles, visit Kite Beach where the event is running until May 12.

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Makotum, Crown Prince of Dubai walked the course on Wednesday

The Government Games are free for visitors to attend

1,100 participants from eight countries

The event is organised by The Executive Council of Dubai, in partnership with Meraas, the Dubai Sports Council and private entities.

UAE teams will be joined by teams from the UK, US, Canada, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Nigeria.

For more details visit www.govgames.ae or www.kitebeachdubai.com

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Casey Fitzgerald

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