Dubai Investments Park [DIP], the unique integrated commercial, industrial and residential community in the Middle East and wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, announced that 41 companies across the park competed in 14 different events as part of the 11th DIP Corporate Sports championships – conducted by YalaSports, which concluded last month.
Companies operating within the DIP took part in an array of indoor and outdoor sporting events, including Swimming, Indoor Soccer, Indoor Cricket, Karting, Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Billiards, Outdoor Soccer, Chess, Carom and Bowling. The closing ceremony was held at Fortune Park Hotel in DIP, where the winners and outstanding performances were honoured.
Arcadis won the overall championships honour, Can Pack was adjudged the second best while Emirates Building Systems came third. The best players were Aziz Chahine from A2Z Architectural, Maria Teresa from Arcadis; Best Team Managers were Haris Kutty from Emirates Building Systems and Arun Kumar from Green Planet Industries.
Ammar Al Duwaikh, Deputy General Manager – Commercial Department at DIP, said: “The DIP Corporate Sports Championships is a unique initiative, which not only promotes friendly inter-company competition but also helps in creating better work-life balance through the sporting activities. The tremendous success of the championships is a matter of immense pride for DIP, its corporate community and YalaSports.”
Waleed Ahmed, Director of YalaSports, said: “Since its inception in 2006, the DIP Corporate Sports championships have grown with more and more teams participating each year making this sporting extravaganza a huge success story on the events calendar in Dubai.”
The sponsors of the championships included Fortune Park DIP Hotel, Marmum, Glenda, Al Bayan Water and NMC Hospital.