Moroccan Runners Triumph in Dubai 10K NAS Run
Dubai – Moroccan runners made a clean sweep of the podium in the Open category of the Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Sports Tournament 10km Run on Wednesday.
Anouar El Ghouz, the winner of the NAS Run 10km Open category title in 2019, finished well ahead of his two Moroccan compatriots with a time of 30:2.229. Abdelali Bouazzaoui (30:27.829) was second to cross the line, followed by Brahim Slimani (30:48.095).
In a statement to the press, Elghouz stressed that the race was very difficult especially because of the high level of humidity, noting that enthusiasm and burning desire to win allowed him to overcome all obstacles.
According to the organizers, the competition was a big success. Some 390 runners of all nationalities and ages participated in the 10 km race in the categories of men, women, amateur citizens and amateur women.
Organized by Dubai Sports Council, the NAS Sports Tournament has been one of the top sporting attractions since 2013, and the eighth season of the tournament was held in compliance with all COVID-19 precautionary measures and protocols.
Last modified : 29 avril 2021