Kuwait’s rider Talal Al-Rashed has ranked 3rd and won the bronze medal of the Samorin equestrian endurance championship for juniors held in Slovakia, Al Farwaniyah Equestrian Club said on Sunday. Al-Rashed covered the 120-km track in 9.30 hours, with average of 16.25 kms per hour, he told KUNA by phone from Bratislava.
The competition was supervised by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI). For him, this is an achievement in his first ever international participation, to be added to the several local titles he holds. Al-Rashed thanked the Public Authority for Youth and Al Farwaniyah Equestrian Club for their support to the Kuwaiti riders, prompting him and his fellow horsemen to work harder for more achievements. Scores of horsemen and women from around the world took part in the tournament that wrapped up its competitions Saturday evening. (KUNA)