Al Bustan Centre & Residence is the official hotel of 11th Asian Bench Press Championship
Participants from 23 member countries will be competing in various categories
Dubai, UAE (July 30, 2018) – Al Bustan Centre & Residence, the popular hotel-apartment among tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, is the official hotel of the 11th Asian Bench Press Championship happening on September 18 to 24, 2018 at the Dubai Club for People of Determination.
A contract signing was held between Emirates Body Building Federation represented by Mohammed Abdul Rahim Al-Marri, Secretary General and General of the competition and Yasser Moussa, Executive Assistant Manager at the hotel apartment to host the more than 500 participants of the tournament comprised of the continent’s best power lifters including coaches, referees and officials.
The week-long competition is held under the patronage of Shaikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, President, EBC and Vice-President for Asia on the IFBB executive board and organized by Emirates Body Building Federation & Emirates Powerlifting Committee, and is open to all age classes including sub-juniors, juniors, open and masters for men and women.
Marking the UAE as the third nation from West Asia to conduct a continental competition, athletes from various participating countries such as Afghanistan, China Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mongolia, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines and Singapore will be competing in various weight categories ranging from 66lbs to 120lbs.
With an aim to include the sport by the International Olympic Committee, the Bench Press competition will focus on the mindset, training, gear and weight management of the participant.
Moussa El Hayek, Chief Operating Officer of Al Bustan Centre and Residence, said: “It is a huge honor for us to be hosting the athletes and the officials of the coveted tournament. There’s an enormous sense of pride within the team. We will be eagerly waiting to give all the delegates a warm welcome and put in all the efforts to make sure the teams and their companions from all the participating countries experience a comfortable stay.”
Strategically located in the heart of Dubai, Al Bustan Centre & Residence is just 10 minutes away from Dubai International Airport and 50 meters away from Al Nahda Metro Station, giving the hotel guests easy and convenient access to major shopping malls and tourist attractions in the City.
Al Bustan Centre & Residence:
Al Bustan Centre & Residence provides the finest family getaway in the form of a residential, shopping and entertainment complex. An expansive shopping mall with over 95 outlets attached to the property offers the convenience of modern day one-stop shopping. Al Bustan Centre & Residence is ‘your home away from home’ and sets the perfect balance between time for you, your children and family. The property comprises 640 suites, a swimming pool, 2 restaurants on-site, fitness facilities, business center and meeting rooms. Al Bustan Centre & Residence is situated within easy distance from Dubai’s business district, is just 50 meters away from Al Nahda Metro Station and just five minutes away from Dubai International Airport and seven minutes from downtown. Its strategic location also allows its residents and visitors a smooth access to other emirates including Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah.