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Nasser bin Hamad awards National Day endurance winners
08 : 30 PM - 19/12/2015
Manama, Dec.19 (BNA): Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee and Honorary President of Bahrain Roya Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF) HH Shiakh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa honoured the winners of the National Day 120km Endurance Race on Saturday.

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa honoured the winners of the first three positions. Rider Rashid Al Rowaiee from Al Zaeem Stables won the first place after finishing the race in 04:26:40 time and the speed of 27km/h on the steed Kahraby. The second place went to Al Khalidiya Stables’ jockey Raed Mahmoud who crossed the finish line one second after Al Roawaee with the speed of 26km/h on the steed Goodaseel. Al Zaeem Stables’rider Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa came third after finishing the race in 04:44:10 time on the steed Plugeal. The three winners were greeted and awarded by HH Shaikh Nasser.

HH Shaikh Nasser praised the good performances shown by the participating riders in the race, reflecting the developed skills that exist in the Bahraini endurance sports. HH Shaikh Nasser expressed his optimism of the future of endurance and equestrian sports in the Kingdom of Bahrain, adding the Bahrain Royal Endurance Team is constantly taking the opportunities of organising local races and championships to discover new talents that would enrich the team in the future.

He commended on the organisers of the race and their efforts to bring out a successful and remarkable event, which was organised in line with the Kingdom’s celebrations of the 44th National Day and the 16th Anniversary of His Majesty the King’s Accession to the Throne.

NASSER BIN HAMAD’S SUPPORT APPRECIATED

Shaikh Duaij bin Salman Al Khalifa, President of the Endurance Committee in Breef expressed his appreciation to the support of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa which positively impacted on the events of the race and motivated the participating riders to show their best performances in the race.

Shaikh Duaij thanked HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa for his constant directives and advice that enriched endurance sports in the Kingdom of Bahrain, making it one of the most advanced countries in the field of endurance and equestrian sports.2
VALUABLE VICTORY
Winner of the first place Rashid Al Rowaieee said winning the race is a valuable victory that would benefit his career and performance in the upcoming endurance championships and races in the local season.
He thanked HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa for his instructions to Al Zaeem Stables and its riders, reflecting on their performances by dominating the first and third places on the podium.
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BNA 1656 GMT 2015/12/19
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