UAE Olympians share their dreams in a special Rio 2016 feature on Physique TV

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Published on August 04, 2016 with No Comments

3rd August 2016, Dubai, UAETo celebrate the 13 athletes representing the UAE in Rio 2016, Physique TV has produced a special Olympics feature airing on 4th August, 8pm UAE. Physique TV supports the UAE Olympic contingent and states: “We developed this special feature because we want to inspire younger aspiring athletes that they can also top.

UAE Olympians share their dreams in a special Rio 2016 feature on Physique TV

Some of the UAE Olympians share their hopes and dreams in a special interview with Physique TV, including cyclist Yousif Mirza who will compete in men’s road race; Aisha Al Balushi in women’s weightlifting; Yacoob Al Saadi and Nada Al Bedwawi in swimming.

For Mirza, competing at the Olympics is a dream come true. Upon learning that he qualified for Rio Olympics, he trained very hard in the hopes of showing the world that the UAE can excel in the sports of cycling.

Representing the UAE in a number of regional and world weightlifting tournaments since 2009, Al Balushi hopes to bring home the gold medal in the 52kg weight class.

What started as a hobby is now a profession for swimmer Al Bedwawi. She holds the UAE’s women’s 100m backstroke record with a time she set at the World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Fellow swimmer Al Saadi is the current title holder of the men’s 50m and 100m backstroke record in the UAE, and hopes to break new records at the Olympics.

Physique TV Olympic Promotions

Physique TV, the MENA region’s first and only 24 hour HD television channel dedicated to fitness, healthy living, lifestyle, combat and extreme sports, is hosting an on-air campaign to give away gold iPhone 6S to its viewers. To get a chance of winning an iPhone 6s, watch Physique TV on Arabsat via My-HD platform, on du channel 409 and Etisalat elife channel 793, through livestreaming on and via Facebook Live.

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Physique TV is the region’s first television channel solely devoted to fitness, healthy living, lifestyle, combat and extreme sports. Broadcasting in High Definition 24/7, the channel is available in both Arabic and English languages, catering to audiences across the Middle East and North Africa region.

Headquartered in Dubai, UAE, Physique TV features a variety of entertaining, instructional and informative shows. The TV channel’s unique programming makes a healthy lifestyle a fun lifestyle.  The channel offers a dynamic mix of local productions and high quality Arabic dubbed or subtitled international programs.

Physique TV is available throughout the Middle East and North Africa on Arabsat via My-HD platform and IPTV distribution including Intigral in Saudi Arabia, Du and Elife in the UAE and Ooredoo in Qatar.

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