Doha, – HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani awarded Wednesday the winners of the annual festival of Arabian Thoroughbred Camel Race for the Sword of HH the Emir, which took place at Al Shahania camel racetrack.

HH the Emir awarded the winners of the four main races with golden trophies. Al Shahania camels won three of the four races, with “Khoud” winning the golden sword. The other two camels Mesyan and Tashar won golden daggers. The winner of the fourth race was Al Wathba from UAE.

HH the Emir also awarded the silver sword for Nasser Abdullah Nasser Al Misnad, owner of Shahalel, for winning the race of Al Hail category. HH the Emir then honored the companies that sponsored this year’s event. Crown Prince of Dubai HE Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum took part in awarding the winners. Also present today was Personal Representative of HH the Emir HH Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al-Thani, President of Qatar Olympic Committee HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, Advisor to the UAE President and President of the Emirates Camel Racing Federation HE Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, along with a number of their excellencies sheikhs, ranking officials, and followers of the sport.

HH the Emir attended the final races of this year’s festival. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency