Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Bahrain International Endurance Race 2012: A success story narrated in the media worldwide


Manama: Jan. 30 – (BNA) The success story of the Bahrain International Endurance Military Championship still echoes in the media all over the world who praised the Kingdom of Bahrain's excellent organizing of the first such championship hosted in the Kingdom.

The widely-circulated and leading German daily newspaper (Dilingen Extra) allocated considerable space for its coverage of the championship hosted in the Kingdom of Bahrain last December 2012 under the kind patronage of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

A large number of prominent personalities and world-class chevaliers participated from all over the world including the UAE Vice President and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Leader of the Kingdom of Bahrain's Royal Team His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Chairman of the Royal Equestrians and Endurance Federation cum Commander of Al-Khalidiya Stables HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa participated in the 5-lap, 120-kilometer endurance race whose events the prestigious German newspaper has covered and interviewed a number of participants who gave their impressions on the optimum atmospheres provided by the Kingdom of Bahrain for the highly-competitive international horse-race. (IY)

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