The Royal Endurance Team, led by His Majesty King Hamad’s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs and Supreme Council for Youth and Sport (SCYS) chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, will participate in the 160km race of the FEI Endurance World Championship in the UAE today.
As many as 126 jockeys from 36 countries will take part in the world championship, set to be hosted by Butheeb International Endurance Village in Abu Dhabi.
Shaikh Nasser attended the veterinary examination, and led the final training ahead of the event, in the presence of SCYS first deputy chairman, General Sports Authority chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Supreme Council for Environment vice-president, Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club deputy chairman and SCYS member Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa and SCYS secretary general Ayman Almoayyed.
On the occasion, Shaikh Nasser asserted that the championship provides a new opportunity for the Royal Endurance Team to attain distinguished results. He expressed confidence in the team’s ability to perform well and achieve its goals during the world championship.