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Crown Prince Endurance Cup winners honoured
04 : 53 PM - 19/04/2014
Manama, April 19 (BNA)-- Deputised by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, the son of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Shaikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa honoured the winners of the Crown Prince Endurance Cup.

The honouring ceremony of the victors in the night race, which marked conclusion of the endurance season, was attended by Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF) President Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa.

Shaikh Isa lauded the unflinching support of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and HRH the Crown Prince to Bahrain support which stands behind the many achievements brought about in the equestrian and endurance field.

Rider Ali Bu-Safar, from Al-Khalidiya stables, clinched first place after clocking a time of 4:51.52 in the 120-km race. Meanwhile, second place went to Yaqoob Al-Hammadi, from Al-Zaeem Stable, who ended the race in 4:51.54 and third place to Najla bint Salman bin Saqr Al Khalifa who clocked 4:53.36.

Shaikh Isa lauded the efforts of Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport (SCYS) and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Honorary President of BREEF, and SCYS First Deputy Chairman and Bahrain Athletics Association President Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Captain of Al Khalidiya stables, and BREEF President Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa in organising the race and ensuring its success.


BNA 1307 GMT 2014/04/19

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