Mohammed to lead UAE endurance team at worlds

UAE team are aiming for a treble triumph

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will lead the UAE team in next week's Longines FEI World Endurance Championships at Euston Park in Suffolk, UK.

The UAE team are eyeing to harvest gold for the third time in a row following victories in 2008 World Endurance Championship - Malaysia and in the 2010 World Endurance Championship - Kentucky, USA.

Headed by Sheikh Mohammed, the UAE team will include Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Sheikh Rashid Dalmouk Al Maktoum, Ali Khalfan Al Jahouri and Ahmad Mohammad Ahmad Belqazi.

A total of 29 teams will be participating in the FEI CEI four-star 160-km competition scheduled to be held on August 25.

Alongside title sponsor Longines, Meydan and Emaar Properties are joining the sporting event as additional supporters.

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