A Saudi cyclist was killed in the Eastern Rally

The Eastern Desert Rally, which constitutes the third round of the World Cup of Desert Rally Championships "Baha" and the first round of the Saudi Desert Rally Championship, witnessed the death of local cyclist Riad Al-Shammari on Saturday.

On his Twitter account, the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation mourned the Saudi cyclist, saying, "With great sorrow and sadness, the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation mourns the Saudi biker Riyad Al-Shammari after an accident he suffered during the last stage of the Eastern Toyota International Rally .. We ask God Almighty to be blessed The deceased is out of his mercy, and to inspire his family and relatives with patience and solace.

The race witnessed the withdrawal of 8 contestants in the second stage due to accidents.

The Saudi driver Yazid Al-Rajhi also had an accident with the start of the second stage and was transported by helicopter to the hospital for further checks, but his condition and navigator are now stable and they are conscious.

Saudi Yasser bin Saedan and Russian navigator Alexei Kuzmic won first place in the car category on Saturday.

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