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Nasser bin Hamad endurance championship held
06 : 00 PM - 23/04/2016

Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee and Honorary Chairman of Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (Breef) crowned Mayoof Al Rumaihi as the champion of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa Night Endurance (120km) Championship in the presence of HH Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid, President of Breef.


Al Rumaihi came in the first place in 00:47:38 time and speed of 25 km/h ahead of Mohammed Al Shammari and Al Miqdad Janahi who finished second and third respectively.

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa praised the participants and noted to their exceptional performance which resulted in the success of the championship. He expressed his optimism and pride of the high technical levels achieved in local endurance sports and the emergence of fresh talents more often.

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa congratulated the winners and expressed his appreciation to the efforts of the organisers who brought out a successful event.

On his part, HH Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa said the championship was a success, adding that it’s considered as one of the toughest races in the local endurance races season.

HH Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa asserted that the federation is following the instructions of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa in organising various local events to enhance the skills of riders from the different local stables in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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BNA 1437 GMT 2016/04/23


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