Doha, February 23, 2014- (QNA) – HE the Minister of Youth and Sports Salah bin Ghanim Al-Ali honored the winners of Qatar International ride, which was organized by Qatar endurance committee at Endurance Village in Sealine.
HE the Minister also toured to the village which played a host to the endurance ride. With QR 800,000 prize money, the 120km race for senior riders kicked off at 5:30am and was won by rider Yousef Hassan Al Marzoqi, followed by Khalifa Ali Khalifa Al Attiyah and Ali Yousef Al Kubaisi.
HE the Minister of Youth and Sports hailed the significant progress in medical inspection technology for horses participating in the race, and also praised the great attention given by the HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani for equestrian sport.
His participation in endurance ride is a great support for this sport, HE the Minister said. (QNA)