It witnessed the participation of 90 contestants

Al-Marri is the champion of the 50th Amateur Race for the Salam Cycling Championship

  • Part of the race yesterday.

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The rider of the Trek M7 team, Ahmed Al Marri, won the 50th Emirati Amateur Race, which was held yesterday at the opening of the sixth edition of the Salam Cycling Championship season, which is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and President of the UAE Ministers and Ruler of Dubai, and organized by the Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - for Procurement and Finance. The Emirates Trek team rider, Ibrahim Al Ali, came in second place, while the “Tourk” rider, Saeed Al Balushi, took third place. In terms of the teams’ standings, the Trek M7 team came in first place, followed by the Turk team in second, and Al Shafar Third Jumeirah.

The race took place over a distance of 150 km in the Seih Al Salam area and Al Marmoom Reserve, and witnessed the participation of 90 competitors, in addition to nine local teams: Trek M7, Dubai Police, Al Shafar Jumeirah Team, Al Wathba, BRA Raid, Trek, Tork, Rabdan and Yasi. . The Chairman of the Supreme Organizing Committee of the championship, Omair bin Juma Al Falasi, valued the great support and care given by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to the championship, which witnesses great distinction commensurate with its privacy, and which coincides with the country’s celebrations of Eid. The 50th Union and the organization of "Expo 2020 Dubai". Al Falasi said in a press statement: We were honored by the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, as part of the inaugural race of the sixth edition, which was held under the title "The Year of the Fifty". in this period.

He continued: The new track for the race and the establishment of the championship village in Dubai Endurance City added more splendor and beauty to the atmosphere of the championship, as the village included the pavilions of all teams and service areas in a distinctive way, and the starting point, the track and the conclusion constituted greater excitement for the competitions, as it gave positive impressions that this The version will be the most powerful due to the availability of all the factors of success and also to increase the experiences of the participating riders from different national teams.

The current season witnesses the holding of eight major races, as the second "Desert Fifty" race will be held on the 23rd of this month, while the Hatta-Expo Elite Race for men will take place on the ninth of next January, then the Golden Jubilee Race on January 18th, followed by the 50th year of Emirati amateur race. The 26th of the same month, followed by the fiftieth year desert race for Emiratis and men residing in the country on the third of next February, then the fiftieth year of the Emirati amateur men’s race on February 13th, with the conclusion of the elite ladder race for women on the 14th of the same month.

The director of the Turk team, Zaal Bin Zaal, confirmed in a press statement that the tournament was born great, thanks to the great support provided to it to achieve the goals set for it.

He said: Participation and obtaining the title has become a goal, and it has become clear to every cyclist in the UAE in order to achieve achievements.

Al-Marri: Winning the title required a lot of teamwork

Ahmed Al-Marri said that winning the first race of the sixth edition required a great team and individual work from the members of the Trek M7 team, to win the title.

He added in a press statement: "The race was long and hard, we were not lucky with the presence of wind, which made it difficult for everyone, but thanks to teamwork we were able to achieve the title."

• The next race will be held on the 23rd of this month under the name “Al-Khamseen Desert” race.

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