3rd Dubai International Swimming Champio... Designed for age groups under 11, under 13, under 15, under 17 and senior - 18 and over categories, the competition is now in its third year and owes its growing success to the support of the local swimming clubs and the National Federation. Attracted about 500 young swimmers from around the world, this year the UAE National Junior Team competed against local clubs such as Al Wahda Club, Al Ain Club, Hamilton Aquatics and Dubai Dolphins, as well as teams representing Australia, Russia, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Syria, Sri Lanka and Turkmenistan.
9th Asian Aquatic Games 2012 The Asian Swimming Championships were held under the auspices of the Asian Swimming Federation, the governing body for aquatics in Asia. The event featured swimming, diving, water polo and synchronized swimming competitions and attracted athletes from 45 nations including Olympic medal winners China, Japan and Korea.This was the first time all four disciplines have been part of one event in the UAE.
1st International Water Polo & Synchroni... For the first time ever Dubai played host to the 1st International Water Polo and Synchronized Swimming Championships at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex. The Championships featured four international standard water polo teams competing over three days in a round robin format, while the synchronized Swimming Championships featured competition in the solo, duet and team disciplines.