Dragon Boat Festival in Oman

Mussanah, 18-19 September 2015. In collaboration with Oman Dragon Boat and Golden Dragon Dynasty General Trading, Millennium Resort Mussanah’s SUP Sprint and Dragon Boat Festival  came to a close after a grueling two-day race, which saw over 120 participants compete in one of the most anticipated  water sport events in the Sultanate.      Dragon Boat Festival

300m Dragon Boat Sprint Race  

  1. Team Vachas from Muscat won the Men’s category
  2. Team Desert Dragons from Abu Dhabi won the Women’s  category
  3. Team Alpha Stingrays from Muscat won the Mixed category and the Corporate category

Tug of War Dragon Boat Challenge 

  1. Team Desert Dragons from Abu Dhabi won the Men’s category
  2. Team Desert Dragons from Abu Dhabi won the Women’s category
  3. Team Vachas from Muscat won the Corporate category

In the International Stand Up Paddle sprint race, Marcus Sutton from Australia triumphed with a time of 9:53 for the 1 mile battle of the paddle, closely followed by Dimitrios Tsitos from Greece. The fastest duo was brothers Abudulaziz and Ali Al Marzooqi from the UAE with a record time of 10:03.

Millennium Resort Mussanah is the region’s leading sports events location, having been purpose-built for the 2nd Asian Beach Games 2010. The resort has hosted variety of events since such as FIFA Asian Beach Soccer World Cup Qualifiers 2011, the EFG Sailing Arabia-The Tour 2014, Oman Bike Week 2015 and the Tour of Oman 2015.

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