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Jockey Al-Awadhi crowned champion

By Nawara Fattahova

KUWAIT: Jockey Abdullah Al-Awadhi was crowned the champion of the 8th edition of the ‘Atyab Al Marshoud’ showjumping championship, organized by Waleed Al-Marshoud annually. The participating jockeys in this championship represented all local clubs. The three-day-long championship was held at the Kuwait Riding Center.

Around 250 jockeys participated in the championship this year, which is a great increase compared to five years back, when the number of participants was only 50. Many people attended the championship, in which the winners received valuable prizes including a brand new car.

Awadhi qualified for the second round among nine jockeys. He ranked first in the final round, finishing in 56.38 seconds. He was followed by Anaaz Al-Anaaz, Rakan Al-Hasawi, Abdullah Al-Rawdhan and Abdulrahman Al-Fuzei. In the fun run, Lateefa Al-Hajri team ranked first, followed by the Italian team Antonio Morozo and Mohammed Al-Mousa team.


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