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Wild Wadi Swim Burj Al Arab 2013


Wild Wadi Swim Burj Al Arab 2013

Dubai, 08 January 2013: On Friday 1st February 2013, hundreds of participants will descend into the waters and swim an 800m loop around the Burj Al Arab under the watchful eyes of the Wild Wadi Lifeguards.

With six categories to compete in as either a team or individually, the swim is open to both males and females of all ages. Registration is from 6am – 7.30am and costs AED 275 per person with all funds donated to MSF. 

In 2010, 500 swimmers raised over AED 205,000 for MSF. In 2011, 678 swimmers raised over AED 256,000.

From health club memberships and two-night stays in Burj Al Arab, to Wild Wadi Waterpark passes and meals in Jumeirah restaurants, the winners placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category have plenty of prizes up for grabs.

Registration takes place at Wild Wadi Waterpark entrance. 

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Notes to Editors:

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

MSF is an international independent humanitarian medical organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care; regardless of race, creed, religion or political affiliation, in more than 60 countries.

For more information about MSF visit 

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme. 

For further information please contact:

Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of Corporate Communications
PO Box 214159 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-406-8505
Fax: +971-4-301-6655
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