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Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi Hosts Seventh Abu Dhabi Dragon Boat Festival 2014

October 28, 2014 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

The seventh annual Shangri-La Abu Dhabi Dragon Boat  Festival organised by the UAE Dragon Boat Association and Siren Events on 17 and 18  October 2014 saw another year of resounding success with 60 team entries and over 1,300 participants.
“The Dragon Boat Festival is all about building community spirit and it is a sport that has quickly gained popularity among the residents of the United Arab Emirates,” said Thomas Guss, general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi. “We have been involved with the Abu Dhabi Dragon Boat Festival from the beginning since 2008 and are pleased to see the tremendous growth in the event.”

The following is the list of final results
• Competitive Category (combination of races for Mixed 2000m, Mixed 500m and Mixed 200m)

Competitive Mixed:
First Place – Dubai Diggers
Second Place – A Team
Third Place – AD Mar

Competitive Open:
First Place – A Team
Second Place – AD Mar
Third Place – Shangri-La Abu Dhabi Dragons

• 500-metre Womens Category
First Place – Dubai Diggers
Second Place – Barracudas
Third Place – Capital Divas

• 200-metre Corporate Cup
First Place – AD Mar
Second Place – Emirates Steel
Third Place – Daman Dragons

• 200-metre Corporate Bowl
First Place – APMC

• 200-metre Corporate Plate
First Place – SIBCA Serpents

• 200-metre Corporate Shield
First Place – DP World

• 200-metre School/University Final A Category
First Place – Heriot Watt 1
Second Place – Masdar Institute
Third Place – New York Universtity AUH

• Media Race
First Place – Shangri-La Abu Dhabi Dragons

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