Amer Abbas is a pool and open water swimmer from the United Arab Emirates. He is a member of the UAE Swimming Team and was a support crew member of the Khalid Bin Hamad Swim Challenge, a 20-hour 31.5 km crossing by His Highness Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Sun set Beach Resort) and the Kingdom of Bahrain (The Sofitel Resort & Spa) in 2014.
His Highness Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa
The event was graced by His Highness Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Athletics Association.
Khalid Bin Hamad Swim Challenge Support Crew
- Ahmed Al Haj, UAE Swimming Team and captain of UAE Triathlon Team, and the first Emirati to represent UAE in the Asian Coastal Championship 2010
- Farouq Mahmood Al Jasmi, UAE Swimming Team – UAE Champion for open water swim 2013
- Ismail Mahmood Al Jasmi, UAE Swimming Team – breast swim short distances
- Amer Abbas, UAE Swimming Team – Backstroke swim short distances freestyle swim
- Ali Obaid, UAE Swimming Team – UAE Pentathlon Champion 2013
- Ali Mohamad Obaid, UAE Swimming Team – Ironman
- Abdulla Hussain Farhan, UAE Swimming Team – Ironman, UAE Duathlon Champion 2012
- Ahmed Jassim Hasan, UAE Swimming Team – Pentathlon participant, Ironman
- Ali Khalil, UAE Swimming Team – Pentathlon participant, Ironman