Thursday, October 01, 2009

UAE: Shaikh Majid Endurance race launched



Gulfnews.com

October 01, 2009

Dubai: Shaikh Majid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Culture and Art Authority on Thursday witnessed the launching of the Shaikh Majid Endurance race for the distance of 27 kilometers, at the Dubai International Endurance City at Seeh Al Selm.

The race was divided into two phases and 49 UAE national horsemen participated in each phase.

The first group winner was Mohammad Nour Mohammad who finished the race in 2 hours, 35 minutes and 6 seconds.

Mohammad Al Suwaidi won the second phase marathon, finishing in one hour, 47 minutes and 55 seconds.

Ahmad Raheem Jassim came in the third place.