His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of Dubai International Marine Sports Club, crowned the Australian boat Maritimo 12, the champion of the world championship for speedboats - X Cat - whose activities were brought down yesterday, with the conclusion of the Dubai Prize 2019 organized by the club with the participation of 12 boats at Jumeirah Beach.
His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum witnessed the second race for the Dubai Prize 2019, in the presence of a large public, following the race in which the centers exchanged, especially in the front of the race that was decided by the Australian boat Maritimo 12 led by the duo Tom Barry Couture and Ross Welation in a big caliber surprise To top the overall standings with 202 points.
His Highness the President of Dubai International Marine Sports Club crowned the champions of the various races that witnessed the event over three days, starting with the best time qualifiers and then the first and second major races, accompanied by the President of the Emirates Marine Sports Federation Haris Al-Murr Bin Hariz, the Executive Director of the club Mohammed Hareb, and Vice President Emirates Marine Sports Federation Ahmed Ibrahim, International Federation Secretary Thomas Kurt and event manager Hazem Al-Qamzi.
His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum congratulated all the winners of the different races that took place in the activities of the Dubai Prize 2019: the Australian team, the Abu Dhabi 4 team that finished second, and the Dubai Police team 3 that won the third place, praising the spirit that prevailed in the competition Throughout the stages of the event, and the distinguished Emirati presence in the podiums.
His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai International Marine Sports Club, and upon the arrival of the Australian boat Maritimo 12 to the finish line on the last lap, he raised the chess flag and announced the end of the race. His Highness also inspected the exhibition accompanying the activities of the Dubai Grand Prix for Speedboats - X Cat - The closing round of the 2019 World Championship, praising the role of national institutions that served the fans of the World Championship and marine sports fans.
And luck in the second race was the Emirates boats that were at the heart of the competition in the big world title, where the Abu Dhabi boat 4 fell to fourth place after it was at the top in the first laps, to lose the top of the overall standings and settle for second place behind the Australian boat, raising its score to 193 points. After adding 22 new points. The Abu Dhabi 5 boat, led by the duo Rashid Al Tayer and Majid Al Mansoori, scored a distinguished presence in the second race, chasing the Australian boat, which was alone in the lead throughout the race stages, to be able to finish the race in second place, while the Dubai Police 3 boat, led by the pair Arif Al Zafin and Nader bin Hindi, managed to reach Third place and climb to the podium and get third place in the overall standings, behind the two Australian boats Maritimo 12 (first) and Abu Dhabi 4 (second) with 191 points.