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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Ghanem Al-Qadi wins the 12th round of the "Longines – Hadhab"

Launched, yesterday evening, on the field "Longines" Al Shaqab, the competitions of the 12th round of the Longines-Hadhab Championship, within the Qatar Equestrian Tours, which will be held over two days. On the first day of the tour, rider Ghanem Nasser Al-Qadi won the title of the small round, which was held at a height of 110-115 cm, and witnessed the participation of 56 male and female riders, 16 of whom succeeded in passing the barrier without errors, after finishing first (and a prize of 5 thousand Qatari riyals). outperforming all rivals. The judge’s victory came over the horse "Quick Step" After crossing the barriers without errors and with a time of 57.61 seconds, the rider Abdulaziz Ahmed Al-Muhannadi came on the horse. "peppercrack" In second place (and a prize of 4,000 Qatari riyals), without errors, with a time of 58.39 seconds, while the rider, Muhammad Dafi Al-Marri, finished on the horse. "Destiny 297" In third place (and a prize of 3,000 Qatari riyals), without errors, with a time of 61.46 seconds. Tomorrow, Saturday, will conclude the 12th round of the Longines-Hadhab Championship, where the competitions will start with the open round, which will be held at a height of 115-120 cm, followed by the grand final round, at a height of 130-145 cm. The 13th round of the tournament is scheduled to take place during the holy month of Ramadan, as it will start on March 31st until April 1st, and will include future riders. As for the 14th and final round of the season, it will take place on April 7th and 8th. In this regard, Mr. Ali Yousef Al-Rumaihi, Director of the Tournament, said that the competitions of the 12th round of the Longines-Hathab Championship witnessed great rivalry between male and female riders in all categories, pointing out that it was characterized by enthusiasm, excitement and the strength of the participating horses. Al-Rumaihi stated, in a press statement, that the small round witnessed a large and strong participation at the same time, and the competitions continued for a long time due to the participation of 56 male and female riders, 16 of whom succeeded in overcoming all barriers without errors, noting the establishment of this tournament, which contributes greatly to the development of male and female riders. Qatar in different age groups, considering that such championships contribute to developing the capabilities of young people, especially in light of Qatar’s possession of a large group of male and female riders who are waiting for a bright future in show jumping competitions. He also praised the idea of ​​continuing the intermediate round between the teams of the supporting companies and the singles competitions in the same match, after the organizing committee allocated valuable prizes amounting to 60,000 riyals for them for singles and teams.

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