7th APRIL 2015 - Vol.XXXVIII No.018
Sports News

Shaikha Najla claims title in Shaikh Nasser endurance ride

BAHRAINI rider Shaikha Najla'a bint Salman Al Khalifa of Ahmed Al Fateh stables won the Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa Endurance Championship at Bahrain International Endurance Village yesterday.

She finished in 4:58:15 hours with an average speed of 26 kmph.

Chairman of Supreme Council for Youth and Sport (SCYS), president of Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) and honorary chairman of Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (Breef) Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa honoured Shaikha Najla and other winners.

Shaikh Nasser praised the participating riders for showing high technical skills and expressed that such great performance indicate a bright future for Bahraini equestrian and endurance sports.

SCYS chairman also appreciated the efforts of the organising committees in making this event a grand success.

On his part, Breef president Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa hailed Shaikh Nasser for his patronage and support to the sport.

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