Over 1,800 Employees From 34 Companies Take Centre Stage in 12th Dip Corporate Sports Championships

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Published April 22nd, 2018 - 07:40 GMT
Winners and outstanding individual performances were honoured at the closing ceremony held at the DIP Head office in DI House.
Winners and outstanding individual performances were honoured at the closing ceremony held at the DIP Head office in DI House.

Dubai Investments Park [DIP], the unique integrated commercial, industrial and residential community in the Middle East and wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has announced that over 1,800 employees representing 34 companies across the business park competed in 30 different events in the 12th DIP Corporate Sports Championships.

The Championships, conducted by YalaSports between February 23 and March 17, 2018, involved a number of indoor as well as outdoor sporting events. These included Swimming, Indoor Soccer, Indoor Cricket, Karting, Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Billiards, Outdoor Soccer, Chess and Carrom.

Winners and outstanding individual performances were honoured at the closing ceremony held at the DIP Head office in DI House.

Emrill Services LLC won the overall championships, Bayer Pearl was the runner-up and A2Z Architectural was the first runner-up. The best players were Kumar Sudamani from Bayer Pearl and Gem Polamar from WME Engineering. The Best Team Manager award was given to Samuel Abiodun from Emrill.

Ammar Al Duwaikh, Deputy General Manager – Commercial Department at DIP, said: “Over the years, DIP Corporate Sports Championships has evolved from a community initiative to an intense competitive sporting event. The 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. It not only promotes inter-company competition but also helps in creating better work-life balance. A big thanks to all the participants and those who supported us in making it a success.”

The sponsors of the championships included NMC Hospital, Marmum, Glenda and Al Bayan Water.

Background Information

Dubai Investments

Dubai Investments PJSC is a leading public joint stock company listed on the Dubai Financial Market with over 16,771 shareholders and a paid-up capital of AED 4 billion. Incorporated in 1995, the Company has grown exponentially with investments in a number of businesses across a number of sectors, ranging from real estate, processing industries, mergers and acquisitions, healthcare, education to financial investments in the UAE and the Middle East. Dubai Investments continues to create positive economic impact and long-term value for its stakeholders by investing in sustainable, growth sectors in markets across the globe.

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