Jubilee Games conclude in Dubai | GulfNews

Jubilee Games conclude in Dubai | GulfNews.comAthletes from Canada, Pakistan and Tajikistan hogged the limelight at the end of the 2016 Jubilee Games that concluded with the formal closing ceremony at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) over the weekend.

Attended by Shaikh Mansour Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman, Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC), the closing ceremony of an international sporting event featuring more than 2,000 athletes and 10,000 spectators from some 25 countries from the Ismaili Muslim community and witnessed Canada end at the top of the medals table, followed by Pakistan and Tajikistan.

The competition was held in 15 sporting disciplines at various venues in Dubai, including the Dubai Sports World at the DWTC, Hamdan Sports Complex and the Emirates Sevens Stadium along the Dubai-Al Ain highway.

After eight days of competition, Canada topped the standings with a total of 60 medals, including 20 gold, followed by Pakistan with 42 medals, of which 17 were gold, while Tajikistan took third place on the podium with 26, of which ten were gold.

Source: GulfNews.com

Image source: Malik Z. Talib

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