Sultan Salem Ali Mujiran Al Shamsi won the first place in the sixth edition of the “National Camel Day Marathon”, which was organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Center for the Revival of Heritage in cooperation with the Dubai Camel Racing Club, on the sidelines of the Dubai Crown Prince Camel Festival, with the participation of 66 competitors in Al Marmoom Square. The lead on the back of the vehicle “Latam” and he covered the 11 km distance at a time of 20:4852 minutes, and Suhail Muhammad Suhail Al-Jumairi took second place on the back of the vehicle, “Mayas” in a time of 21: 0445 minutes, and Yahya Ali Saeed Al-Malai Al-Ketbi came in third place on the back of the vehicle. Al Ramas »21: 1397 minutes.
Financial prizes were allocated to the first place holders, by 150,000 dirhams for the first place, 100,000 dirhams for the second place, 50 thousand dirhams for the third place, 30 thousand dirhams for the fourth and 15 thousand for the fifth, 10 thousand dirhams for the owners of the sixth to 25 positions, and 5 thousand dirhams for the owners of the 26 centers. To the 30th, for a total of 570,000 dirhams.
Abdullah Hamdan bin Dalmouk, CEO of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Center for the Revival of Heritage, accompanied by representatives of the Dubai Camel Racing Club, crowned the winners.
Sultan Al Shamsi (17 years old) affirmed that he adhered to winning the race despite his strong progress, and said: After I won the second preliminary race for a distance of 6 km, I was ready to run this main race, and in general since my childhood I loved riding camels, and I was keen to learn Her skills, as I live in Umm Al Quwain. And he continued: Experience settled matters in the race, as I usually train for 8 kilometers a day, and in this race I noticed that the “tensioner” was not installed correctly, which made me try to adjust it during the race, but that did not prevent it from reaching steadily towards the finish line.