Bahrain's endurance sport progressing: HH Shaikh Nasser
TDT | Manama
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HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, has stressed that the advanced level reached by the Royal Endurance Team at international sports gatherings is the fruitful outcome of the unlimited support of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the first jockey in the kingdom, and the direct interest of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.
HH Shaikh Nasser indicated that the participation of the Royal Endurance team in the FEI Endurance World Championship for Young Riders and Juniors, to be held in Ermelo, The Netherlands, on September 9, is living proof that the endurance sport in the kingdom is on the right path of progress, which will motivate riders to perform well and achieve the forecast goals.
HH Shaikh Nasser highlighted the importance of the kingdom’s participation in the prestigious event, bringing together the best riders in the world, adding that the team’s presence confirms the progress of the endurance sport in Bahrain, and expressing confidence in the ability of Bahraini riders to achieve positive results.
The Royal Endurance Team, led by Director, Dr. Khalid Ahmed Hassan, arrived in Ermelo today.
It includes seven qualified riders, five of whom will be selected to compete in the event, in which 22 countries are participating.