NEOM announced on Thursday the NEOM Beach Games 2022 will bring together leading world-class sport events with high-performance athletes from over 25 countries, as the region aims to become a sports hub. The series of major sporting events will launch on October 19 and feature five dynamic sports — kitesurfing, triathlon, 3x3 basketball, beach soccer and mountain biking.
"We are delighted to host the NEOM Beach Games which brings together local and international rights holders for five globally popular sports in one location in Saudi Arabia." - NEOM CEO Nadhmi Al-Nasr
In total, NEOM will host over 25 nations over these four sports. The NEOM Beach Games 2022 will conclude on December 9 with the desert mountain biking race which will host 220 male and female riders from around the world for a four-stage event, varying 80-120 kilometers per stage.
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