(MENAFN - The Peninsula) QNA
Doha: The Minister of Culture and Sports H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali honoured Al Shaqab Endurance Team as a champion of H H the Emir Sword Endurance Ride at the end of the race which took place today at the Endurance village, Sealine. The 130 km race saw a large participation and strong competition among 66 riders.
After the race, Hassan Tahoos Al Nuaimi, the captain of the Al Shaqab Endurance Team, received the Golden Sword from the Minister of Culture and Sports. Al Shaqab team was led by Hassan Tahous Al Nuaimi with PERLADO HLM. He was trained by Mohammed Tahous Al Nuaimi. Reem team led by Sheikha Reem bint Mohammed bin Faisal Al Thani and Mohammed Al Jumaili finished in the second place, while Khalid Sanad Al Nuaimi came in third position.
President of Qatar Equestrian Federation Hamad bin Abdulrahman Al Attiyah said that the competitions of HH the Emir Sword Endurance Ride were very strong, congratulating the Al Shaqab team for winning this year's Golden Sword.
Al Attiyah thanked HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali for attending the race and honoring the winner of the Golden Sword, which is a great support for the Qatari Endurance Race. He also thanked all those who contributed to the success of the great race, especially the technical staff, referees and doctors.