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Endurance: Dana enters Elite Club

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Wed, 09 Sep 2015


Dana Al Binghadeer Al Dossary has entered the World Elite Club following her fourth place finish in Virton Endurance Championship in Belgium.

Dana is the first female Arabian rider to attain such an international accomplishment in equestrian sports in addition to qualifying for the World Youth Endurance Championship to be held in Chile.

Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, chairman of Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, president of Bahrain Olympic Committee and captain of Bahrain Royal Endurance Team Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa congratulated His Majesty, His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, on this historic achievement.

Shaikh Nasser said the latest achievement comes as a result of His Majesty the King’s support to Bahraini equestrian sports and riders.

On his part, Bahrain Royal Endurance team director Dr Khalid Ahmed Hassan praised the achievement of Bahraini females in equestrian and endurance sports, adding that it came as a result of the never-ending support and directives of the captain of the team Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

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