Basel Al Dosseri of the BDF has been crowned champion in the main competition of the Alba Showjumping Championship, held in Al Raffa.
Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF) president Shaikh Isa bin Abdulla Al Khalifa presented the trophy to Al Dosseri.
Seven athletes competed for the Grand Prize, but Al Dosseri clocked the best time of 48.65, although with eight mistakes. In second place came Mayoof Al Rumaihi of the Interior Ministry team (52.16 seconds, 12 faults), followed by Haytham Al Bastaki (47.55 seconds, 20 faults).
Alba chief power officer Amin Sultan honoured the winners alongside Alba public relations manager Abdullah Sayadi and owner of Horse Pride Co. Huda Janahi.
The championship featured three other events for senior participants. Khalid Janahi of the Interior Ministry triumphed in the third competition which included 110cm obstacles. He posted a time of 31.70 seconds, almost one second ahead of his teammate Mohammed Ali Radhi, who finished second. Saber Salman of BDF finished third, completing the event in 34.46 seconds.
The Interior Ministry’s Mayoof Al Rumaihi won the fourth competition which featured 105cm obstacles, clocking 46.61 seconds. His teammate Khalid Janahi finished second and Ahmed Al Jahromi third.
Hussain Mohammed Dadaallah bagged the Joker contest title after amassing 44 points (42.53 seconds).
The championship was the final round of the 2020/2021 showjumping season.