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Youth Minister praises Shaikh Nasser's achievement
11 : 42 AM - 12/05/2018
Manama, May 12 (BNA): Minister of Youth and Sport Affairs Hesham bin Mohammed Al Jowder congratulated His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the achievement of Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee and Captain of the Royal Equestrian Team Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa who won the title of the international Royal Windsor Horse Show, held at Windsor, the UK.

The minister said winning the first place by Shaikh Nasser for the third time in the history of Windsor endurance races reflects the outstanding international position he occupies on the endurance races map and embodies the pioneering level of Bahrain endurance sport thanks to the unflinching support of HM the King. He also added that HM the King’s follow up on Bahrain’s participation in the festival clearly shows the great royal support given to Bahrain’s horse riders in various sporting events.

Al Jowder described Shaikh Nasser’s accomplishment despite a serious injury as an assertion of his high status in endurance sport at the regional and international level. He added the achievement also emphasises Shaikh Nasser’s wealth of experience and capabilities which set a wonderful example of self-denial and sacrifice to uphold Bahrain’s name and flag in various events.


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