Sport | Athletics

Youth meet to be held in January

The three-day competition is aimed at inspiring and engaging school children in Dubai

  • By Alaric Gomes, Senior Reporter
  • Published: 00:00 November 1, 2011
  • Gulf News

The Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) and the Dubai Sports Council (DSC) officials sign a deal
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  • The Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) and the Dubai Sports Council (DSC) officials sign a deal for the inaugural CBD Youth Athletics Competition.

Dubai: The Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) has joined hands with the Dubai Sports Council (DSC) to launch the inaugural CBD Youth Athletics Competition to be held from January 19-21, 2012.

The three-day meet is to be held at the Dubai Police Officers Club in a bid to inspire and engage schools in Dubai.

"Our children are the future and with this competition we seek to tap talent while inspiring and engaging them for a healthier society," Peter P. M. Baltussen, CEO, CBD told media after signing a memorundum of understanding yesterday.

Schools topping the list stand a chance to win from the total prize fund of Dh400,000.

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