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Manama, June 23 (BNA) -- Bahrain's Royal Endurance Team yesterday secured a 1-2-3 finish in the Best Endurance Horse Ride Dillingen 2013 in Germany.
Team captain Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa put up another splendid performance as he steered CD Uproar to win this challenging six-stage ride amidst broad participation from 60 riders from all around the world.
Held at the Military training area in Dilingen District, the ride saw other participants coming from the UAE, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Slovakia, Poland and Czech Republic.
This 160km ride was divided into six stages, including 35km each for the first and second stages. The third and fourth were over 25km each, while each of the remaining fifth and sixth stages covered 20km.
Shaikh Nasser was in superb form as he crossed the finish line first in seven hours, 31 minutes and 38 seconds, just a second ahead of fellow Bahraini teammate Abdulrahman Al Saad, who came second on Quenzo.
Issa Al Hazza (7:42:29) then rounded off Bahrain's impressive show bny coming third on Raja Du Roc'h.
Hood Buchiri (8:04:34), also of Bahrain, came in fourth position, followed by UAE's Ahmed Al Bouloushi (8:09:52) and Ghanim Al Mirri (8:09:53) who were respectively fifth and sixth...
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