samedi 24 mai 2008

SHAIKH NASSER AND SHAIKH KHALID BIN HAMAD RANK SECOND AND THIRD IN ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Bahrain News Agency Release


London, May 24 (BNA) -- Bahrains Royal Equestrian Team Captain Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa relived last years scenario after
clinching the second position in the Bahrain Endurance Horseride Championship, held in Britain.

Behind him came Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa who ranked third despite his pre-occupation with high education studies.


Shaikh Nasser and Shaikh Khalid were congratulated on their achievement in the exciting and neck-to-neck race.


The Bahraini riders maintained the lead throughout the various stages of the race with Ahmed Abdullah coming first in the 120-km category and Manal Fakhrawi in the third position.


In the 160-km race, rider Raed Mahmoud secured the fourth rank followed by Ghazi Al Dossary while Mohammed Abdulaziz withdrew in the sixth and last stage of the 12-hour race which took place in a relatively cold weather.


Similarly, Shaikh Talal bin Mohammed Al Khalifa and Yousef Taher who were riding Silver Diamond and Cascada respectively failed to finish the race and withdrew in the third stage.


The worst misfortune, however, befell rider Jaafar Mirza who withdrew in the fourth and final stage.

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