Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, the insignia of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for camel racing was concluded yesterday in 30 fields in various regions of the country.
The races, which were dedicated to the “Al-Fatamin and Al-Haqqaiq” categories, continued for four consecutive weeks. The first week started on the second of last July with the Al-Fattaamin competitions and allocated 15 runs for a distance of 1.5 kilometers, and on the ninth of July the age of the truth challenges began and was allocated to them 10 runs and a distance of 3 kilometers. kilometer, and the last races were yesterday morning, with the age of facts and 10 runs for a distance of 3 kilometres.
The “emblem” came in light of the great support provided by the wise leadership to promote heritage sports in general and camel racing in particular, in line with the approach established by the late founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may he rest in peace, in preserving the authentic folklore and traditions of the people of the region.
The fields on which the “Badge” competitions were held included Al Wathba, Madinat Zayed, Ghayathi, Liwa, Al Sila, Al Khazna, Al Samha, Seih Sabra and Bu Samra, in addition to Al Sad, Shaba, Al Sadd, Ramah, Sweihan, Al Jubaib, Al Qua, Al Sahem, Al Raqi`, Al Wajn, Al Marmoum, Margham, Al Rashidiya and Al Tai, next to Al Habbab, Al Bassa, Al Dhaid, Al Tallah, Al Swan and Al Khawaneej fields.
The results of the competitions that took place at Al Wathba Square yesterday were as follows:
In the first half, the “Shahinia” for Hadaf Hamad Afsan Al-Mansoori won the first place after covering a distance of 3 km in a time of 4:33:00, and in the second half, “Monther” by Ahmed Muhammad Qanoun Al-Falasi won the first place with a time of 4:29:90. The rest of the matches for the category of facts are as follows: the third “satisfactory” set by Mohsen Mabkhout Al-Menhali with a time of 4:29:29, the fourth “tired” by Al-Duwais Muhammad Mubarak Al-Shamsi with a time of 4:28:40, the fifth “Shahinia” by Al-Dwais Muhammad Mubarak Al-Shamsi with a time of 4:28:40 It reached 4:26:53, the sixth “Muttahed” game by Abdullah Muhammad Hamad Al-Dara’i with a time of 4:26:23, the seventh “Shaheeniya” game by Hadaf Hamad Afsan Al-Mansouri, with a time of 4:32:00, the eighth “Shaheen” by Muhammad Bathan Qaran Al-Mansouri With a time of 4:31:75, the ninth game “Alarm” for Obaid bin Aboud Al-Dari with a time of 4:32:0, the tenth game “Julmud” by Saif Muhammad Al-Ariani with a time of 4:35:0. The races witnessed a large participation of camel owners from the people of the country and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries.