The Royal Endurance team yesterday clinched the Jordan International Endurance Championship title winning the first and second positions in the 100km race and remarkable results in the 120km race.
His Majesty King Hamad’s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa affirmed that the achievement translates the great support and backing the endurance sport in Bahrain is getting from His Majesty.
He also highlighted the interest of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince Prime Minister in promoting the important sport and allowing it to generate significant results.
“Our team has achieved many important goals in this championship, including winning top places in the 100km race thanks to Othman Al Awadhi and Abdullah Janahi,” Shaikh Nasser said.
“It was important to take part in this event to get our team members and horses ready for the upcoming events such as the World’s Youth Endurance Championship in the Netherlands. We have great confidence in our team’s capabilities to produce remarkable results that confirm the prestigious status of Bahrain’s endurance championship.”
Shaikh Nasser also praised the technical staff and administrators, noting that he was in constant touch with the team through video call to encourage them and boost their spirit.
The Royal Endurance team dominated the 100km right from the beginning. Al Awadhi finished the race in 4 hours, 29 minutes and 7 seconds, four seconds ahead of his teammate Abdullah Janahi who came second.
Mohammed Mubarak finished fifth in 4 hours, 32 minutes and 36 seconds. The winners were crowned after the event.