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From Openwaterpedia

Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.

Open Water Swimming

The 2018 Oceanman World Championship is held on Jumeirah Beach in Dubai with the following distances on 16 November 2018: 10.5 km Oceanman World Championship, 10.5 km Oceanman Open, 5 km Half Oceanman World Championship, 5 km Half Oceanman Open, 1.5 km Oceanman Sprint.

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