Abu Dhabi-SANA

The Syrian Knights excelled in the International President's Cup Show Jumping Championship, which was held on the fields of the Al Forsan Sports Resort in the Emirates.

In the details, our riders snatched the titles of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council race in the two-star category after a great competition between more than 60 male and female riders from the world’s elite on obstacles that reached a height of 130 cm, where our riders were crowned in the first five places in a row, so the first place was for our rider Sham Al-Assad in a time. 37.83 seconds.

The runner-up in the same heat went to the rider, Hadi Nizam, with a time of 39.66 seconds. The rider, Mugheeth Shehab, came third by a fraction of a second, followed by the rider, Fadi Zabibi, in fourth place, and the female rider, Aya Hamsho, in fifth place.

The championship was launched last Thursday with an international competition in the two-star category with one-round specifications. Its course was designed with barriers reaching a height of 130 cm, and 72 male and female knights competed in it. The best time was recorded without error by our knight Fadi Al-Zubaibi with a time of 65.08 seconds, and the knight Osama Al-Zubaibi came second with a time of 57.95 seconds, and our knight also came in second place. Fadi Zabibi took fourth place in the second round of the tournament, with a height of 140 cm, and won second place in the seventh round, with a height of 130 cm.

Our horsewoman, Sham Al-Assad, won third place in the Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy Cup round, in the two-star category, for a height of 140 cm, with the participation of 69 male and female horsemen from 19 countries.

Muhammad Al-Rahil

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