Sheikh Thani Honours Winner of HH the Emir’s Sword for Endurance

Doha, HE Sheikh Thani bin Hamad Al -Thani honoured today Al Sadd team, the winner of the endurance ride challenge for the sword of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. The competition took place at Endurance village, which is located in Mesaie…

Doha, HE Sheikh Thani bin Hamad Al -Thani honoured today Al Sadd team, the winner of the endurance ride challenge for the sword of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.

The competition took place at Endurance village, which is located in Mesaieed’s Sealine.

HE Sheikh Thani presented the golden sword to Abdulla bin Ali Al-Attiyah, the owner of the Al Sadd team for Endurance , following the conclusion of the race.

The race consisted of five stages totaling 120 Km. The first stage was 34 Km long. The second, third, fourth, and fifth were 30, 20, 20 and 16 kilometers long respectively.

Some 87 participants participated in the race.

Al Sadd’s endurance team were the favorites to win this year, due to their experience having one the golden sword on a number of occasions in the past.

Source: Qatar News Agency