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Look: Dubai Police organise arm wrestling championship for prisoners
In a groundbreaking initiative, Dubai Police hosted an arm wrestling championship exclusively for inmates, marking a first at the state level.
This event, organized by the General Department of Punitive and Correctional Establishments in collaboration with Dubai Police's 'Positive Spirit' initiative and the Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (EBBF), is part of a wider effort to foster a positive and rehabilitative atmosphere within the prison system.
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Brigadier Marwan Abdul Karim Julfar, director of the General Department of Punitive and Correctional Establishments, stated that 70 inmates participated in the championship, divided into categories over and under 90 kg.
Meanwhile, Brigadier Ali Khalfan Al Mansouri, Director of the General Department of Community Happiness at Dubai Police, said, "These activities and competitions... [provide] a good physical and mental sports experience."
Faisal Ahmad Al Ghais Al Zaabi, a member of the Board of Directors of EBBF, expressed his pleasure in this fruitful cooperation with Dubai Police and the organisation of the arm wrestling championship for inmates, affirming that organising such competitions for different community segments supports the federation's goals in spreading physical and mental sports culture, expanding the sports base among all categories, and attracting individuals with sports talent and skills.