Doha, Saturday will see the launch of the endurance ride challenge for the sword of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.
The competition will take place at Endurance village, which is located in Mesaieed's Sealine. The race consists of five stages totaling 120 Km. The first stage will be 34 Km long. The second, third, fourth, and fifth will be 30, 20, 20 and 16 kilometers long respectively.
Some 87 participants will take part in the race. Al Sadd's endurance team are the favorites to win this year, due to their experience having one the golden sword on a number of occasions in the past. The committee said today that it completed its preparations for hosting the event. They forecast a strong competition this year, due to the big number of participants.
Source: Qatar News Agency