15 January 2021

Great success achieved by the second edition of Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy Bowling Tournament for Ladies

  • Bowling tournaments return amid precautionary measures
  • Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy boosts women's bowling talents

Thursday, 14 January 2021, Abu Dhabi – UAE

The second edition of Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy Bowling Tournament for Ladies

 concluded yesterday at Khalifa International Sports Center at Zayed Sports City, which was organized under the patronage of H.H Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairwoman of FBMA, and President of the Abu Dhabi and the Al Ain Ladies Club, with the participation of "34" women, where the player Reem Jamal ranked first with a score of 381 points, and the player Shaima Al Kaabi in second place with a score of 369 points, and the player Afraa Al Hajeri in third place with 356 points. The academy has also allocated cash prizes for women with top scores of; 1,500 AED for the first place, 1,000 AED for the second place, and 500 AED for the third place, as well as trophies and medals, and the tournament included all segments of girls and women of various nationalities and ages, which is a great incentive to increase the energy of women to creativity in the game, which drives women to occupy their prominent place in all the events.

The competition was strong among the female players during the tournament, which would be aimed at developing national talent, which also helps create a broad base of female bowling players, in which occupy a prominent position in the country through various tournaments, programs and sports activities, which the Academy adopted a successful approach to the development of women's sport. The organizing committee was keen to apply the precautionary measures with the utmost precision to preserve the health of the players starting with the participants presenting a negative PCR test before the beginning of the tournament, sterilization procedures, social distancing and temperature check upon entry and exit. The organization of the 2nd women’s bowling tournament comes amid a high turnout that exceeded all expectations after the online registration made through the academy's website.

"This is the first time I have participated in FBMA Bowling Tournament for Ladies, although I have heard about it through the social media pages and this encouraged me to be a part of the experience that gives girls the opportunity to bring talent to a secure environment with a competitive atmosphere and enthusiasm, with adherence to all precautionary measures, also I would like to thank all those who are responsible for it and I hope that the tournament will be frequent with future editions," said Reem Jamal, the first place winner in the tournament.