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Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival returns Saturday March 11, 2017

Al Jasmi Brothers Return To Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival By Daman’s ActiveLife

Al Jasmi Brothers Return To Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival By Daman’s ActiveLife

Al Jasmi Brothers Return To Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival By Daman’s ActiveLife

BROTHERS BACK AT UAE’S NO1 OPEN WATER SWIMMING EVENT AS OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALLISTS LINE UP FOR FINA/HOSA 10KM ON MARCH 11

Obaid, Saeed and Sultan Al Jasmi, three of the six world-famous Al Jasmi brothers, are returning to the Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival by Daman’s ActiveLife at Emirates Palace on March 11. The brothers have been hugely popular figures at the UAE’s No 1 Open Water Swimming event, which is now in its fourth edition, and say they cannot wait to compete again.

“This is one of our favourite events,” said Obaid. “It is at such a great venue, the support is fantastic and we can’t wait to get out there again this year.”

Saeed added: “We are proud to be ambassadors of this amazing event.”

There are more swimming legends competing in the Abu Dhabi leg of the FINA HOSA 10km Swimming Marathon which takes place after the Swimming Festival this year. Gold medallists Ferry Weertman and Sharon van Rouwendaal will be swimming in the afternoon alongside Olympic medallists Rachele Bruni and Poliano Okimoto Cintra. Simone Ruffini, who won the FINA/HOSA Swimming Marathon Series last year, is also competing.

Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival participants and spectators will have the chance to watch the Olympic stars in the FINA/HOSA 10km at Emirates Palace and to meet Sjöström throughout the day.

The Festival is presented by National Health Insurance Company – Daman’s ActiveLife brand. ActiveLife is a community driven initiative which aims to inspire people of all ages and fitness levels to lead active lifestyles to improve the collective health of the nation. Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival is one of a number of world-class events presented by Daman’s ActiveLife that provides members of the community with the fitness opportunities that they need to facilitate positive change in their lives.

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