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Khaled Al-Emadi triumphed in the inaugural round of the Longines World Championship, claiming the coveted 3-Star Grand Prize.

Qatari rider Khaled Mohammed Al-Emadi was crowned the Grand Prix for the 3-star competitions, which was held this evening within the closing day of the opening round of the Longines World Tour Championship for Show Jumping Champions and the World Champions League 2023. Its competitions took place in the Longines Arena in Al Shaqab for three consecutive days, with the participation of the best riders. world classifiers.

Al-Emadi won the round, which was held at a height of 150 cm with distinction, with the participation of riders from Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan, France and Italy, and with prize money of 97 thousand euros.

He participated in the crowned title on the horse "Little Lord" Achieving a time of 34.79 seconds without errors, and winning a financial prize of 32,000 euros, while Saudi Ramzi Al-Dahami came in second place on the horse. "Manola La Silla" With a time of 31.32 seconds, with four errors, he won a prize of 19,000 euros, and Saudi Kamal Bahamdan finished third on the horse. "Jack Bienhoff" With a time of 39.00, he won a prize of 14,000 euros.


The Qatari rider, Khaled Mohammed Al-Emadi, expressed his great happiness at being crowned again with an international title that was dear to him, which is winning the grand prize in the three-star competitions, after he outperformed 16 knights, who had the same hope of excelling and winning the lead, by raising barriers, which is his first in a long time. Where he succeeded in passing 150 cm in a good time, while the rest of the riders did not succeed in passing the barriers without errors.

Khaled Al-Emadi confirmed that he plans strongly to return to winning titles again, and to participate with the first team in the upcoming Asian Games.

For his part, Mr. Ali Al-Rumaihi, Sports Director of the tournament, praised the distinguished levels witnessed by the tournament from the beginning to the end, which confirmed the strength of competition between the world’s riders to win the first places.

added: "The tournament is witnessing a distinguished presence from the world’s knights, and we are happy with the presence of this large number of participants, which confirms the global reputation that the tournament has reached in all organizational aspects, the public presence, and the strong presence of the knights, who were keen to participate in it, and therefore there was a great turnout, We received many requests to participate, but we adhered to the specified number of the International Federation".

He praised the distinguished level of the Qatar riders during the three-star category competitions, after the success of the Qatari rider, Khaled Al-Emadi, in winning the grand prize in this category, after a good and distinguished performance with the horse he was recently participating with.

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