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Event info

The Daman Open Water Swim competition will return to Al Hudayriyat Island on Friday January 24.

Join us at this wonderful beach with your family and friends where you can participate by swimming in a range of swim distances.

Competition distances are 3Km (3000m), 1.5Km (1500m), 750m and, especially for the little ones, we are offering the 200m dash.

Contest details

Recent Registrations

Name Nationality Gender

The 1,500m swim offers a 1 lap swim in the waters of Al Hudayrat Beach.

Raceday logistics

Registration desk opens
Awards ceremony
Please take note of the expected start times for each contest and ensure that you arrive in time to collect your race pack and timing chip.


Travel advice

The event will be held at Al Hudayriyat Island in Abu Dhabi.  There is ample parking available on-site for all participants and spectators. 

Prizes & rewards

Every finisher will receive an Abu Dhabi Sports Council medal.

The top 3 in each age group will also be acknowledged with a special medal and podium presentation upon completion of the event. 

More info

Timing Chips & Results

Race chips are to be collected on the day at the Registration Desk set up near the start line on the beach. Please see above the schedule for registration desk timings. 

Ensure your timing chip is secured around your ankle and returned to staff at the end of the race. 

Results from the race will be available live at adsc.ae/events

Please Note - This is a wetsuit optional event 

If you are swimming in more than one contest you will be given a wristband to wear to identify you and you will swim in just the pink swim cap. 

Cut Off Times 

3,000m (3Km) swim - any swimmer failing to complete the first lap of the course inside 30 minutes or the second lap within 60 minutes will be stopped from starting their second or final lap. This timing is in place for the safety of all participants. 

Registration and Timing Services

Registration and timing services courtesy of the Abu Dhabi Sports Community Events Team. 

Check your results at adsc.ae/events

Finish Line 

At the completion of your event please follow marshall instructions and remove yourself from the path of oncoming participants. Finisher medals and water will be available on the finish line. 


Volunteering is a wonderful way to become involved in our events.  We are always looking for people to make our events a success.  Even if you only have a few hours to spare, please consider registering by contacting volunteer@gulfmultisport.com or calling +971-50-313-2165.


Terms & conditions

Delivery and Payment Confirmation - on completion of the registration you will receive an email confirmation confirming your entry into the requested competition.  Should you not receive this within a reasonable time please email your query to events@gulfmultisport.com

Refund Policy - Registrants may request a refund or category change up to 7 days of the event date if the event has not closed or sold out.  There is no refund or transfer permitted within 7 days of the event or when the event is closed.  Full policy is available at https://adsc.ae/en/terms-and-conditions.  Queries can be directed by email to events@gulfmultisport.com