Friday, January 14, 2005

WEC: Bahrain Announces Team Members

Bahrain 6 Member Team Announced


The six member Bahrain team:
  Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa (Team Captain)
  Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa
  Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa
  Shaikh Salman bin Saqer Al Khalifa
  Hamad Al Meraisi
  Yousef Taher


A SIX-MEMBER Bahraini endurance horseride team is taking parting part in the seniors race at the World Endurance Horseride Championship in Dubai on January 27.

Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (Breef) president and team captain Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa will lead the team in the day-long event which will cover a distance of 160 kms.

Breef national teams manager Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa, who is also taking part in the race, said Shaikh Nasser approved the list of riders for this event.

The remaining four riders of the team are Breef first vice-president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Al Khaldiya Stable, Shaikh Salman bin Saqer Al Khalifa of Ahmed Al Fateh Stable, Hamad Al Meraisi and Yousef Taher - both of the Royal Endurance Team.

Shaikh Daij added the Bahraini riders will be taking part in both the individual and teams races along with world class veteran riders.

The six Bahraini riders qualified for the World Championship after successfully completing three races over similar distance, including events held earlier this year in Europe, Australia, Africa and Bahrain.


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