Saturday, March 03, 2012

Bahrain: Shaikh Nasser Endurance Horse race a success



Manama, March 3 (BNA) The Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee and Head of the Royal Endurance team Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and President of Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF) Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa today honored the winners of the Shaikh Nasser 100 Kilometers Endurance Race.

The race which started at the early hours of the morning witnessed the participation a great number of local stables despite the strong wind gusts and rising sands.

On this occasion Shaikh Nasser praised the winners' advanced level, hailing their tremendous effort to finish the race despite bad weather.

He also praised BREEF's efforts in organizing the race, asserting that Shaikh Khalid's directives are well appreciated and reflect the federation's keen interest to develop its races. He also wished all the federation's staff further success.

For his part, Shaikh Khalid expressed happiness of the race's success despite the cancellation of its last stage due to bad weather.

He congratulated Shaikh Nasser on the success of the race and the high competence showed by the riders.
He also congratulated the winners of the race and hailed their efforts, wishing them further success in future races.


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