Minister of Culture and Sports crowns winners of Amir Sword endurance Race
February 13 2021 07:18 PM
HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali crowns the winners of the endurance ra
HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali crowns the winners of the endurance race on the Sword of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at the Marathon village in Sealine

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HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali crowned the winners of the endurance race on the Sword of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at the Marathon village in Sealine.
Jassim Rashid Al Kaabi on the "Qualy De La Fontaine" horse, owned by Sheikha Reem bint Mohammed al-Thani and trained by Jihad Khaled El Ahmad, came in the first place and won the sword.
Abdulla Tahous Saif al-Naimi on the "DHLM" horse, owned by Al Shaqab Endurance Team and trained by Hassan Tahous Saif al-Naimi, finished in second place.
Bilal Bassam al-Kharraz on the "Bahar Al Shaqab" horse, owned by Al Shaqab Endurance Team and trained by Abdulrahman Saad Al Sulaitin, came in third place.
The race was held for a distance of 110 km in four stages, the first for 40km, the second for 30km, the third for 20 km, and the fourth for 20km, with the participation of 57 riders.
At the end of the race, HE the Minister of Culture and Sports honoured the governmental institutions and national companies that participated in organizing and sponsoring the race.
In a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Secretary-General of Qatar Equestrian & Modern Pentathlon Federation Ali al-Rumaihi said that the race was held in an ideal atmosphere, praising the performance of the riders.
Al-Rumaihi pointed out that today's race was held amid full commitment by all of its participants to the COVID-19 precautionary measures, adding that the local season will continue until April, without any foreign participation due to the pandemic.
For his part, President of the Qatar Endurance Committee Amer al-Hamidi expressed happiness for the success of the endurance race. He thanked HE Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali for his presence and crowning the winners. He also hailed the effort of the Equestrian Federation and the Qatar Endurance Committee in organizing the race.

Last updated: February 13 2021 07:19 PM


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