United Arab Emirates at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships

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United Arab Emirates at the
2017 World Aquatics Championships

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FINA code UAE
National federation UAE Swimming Federation
Website www.uaeswimming.com
in Budapest, Hungary
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
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Gold
0
Silver
0
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World Aquatics Championships appearances

United Arab Emirates competed at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary from 14 July to 30 July.

United Arab Emirates Country in Western Asia

The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates, is a country in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north. The sovereign constitutional monarchy is a federation of seven emirates consisting of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain. Their boundaries are complex, with numerous enclaves within the various emirates. Each emirate is governed by a ruler; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the rulers serves as the President of the United Arab Emirates. In 2013, the UAE's population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.

2017 World Aquatics Championships 2017 edition of the World Aquatics Championships

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Swimming

United Arab Emirates has received a Universality invitation from FINA to send a female swimmer to the World Championships. [1]

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AthleteEventHeatSemifinalFinal
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Yaaqoub Al-Saadi Men's 100 m backstroke DNSDid not advance
Men's 50 m butterfly DNSDid not advance

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References

  1. "Entry List by Nation (Swimming)". www.omegatiming.com. Omega Timing. 19 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.