6 March 2015

Fatima Bint Hazza witneses the Grand Prix of FBMA SHOW JUMPING CUP Anita takes the lead in the «Grand Prix» and Tina wins «Medium Tour»

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, Chairwoman of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood «mother of the nation», and in the presence of Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairwoman of fatima bint mubarak ladies sports academy, Chairwoman of the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club , had it finals in Abu Dhabi yesterday the FBMA SHOW JUMPING CUP and its winners had been crowned. the Emirati Riders had achieved extraordinary results, in this competition which took place in Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, in light of the participation of 50 international riders from 29 Arab and foreign countries, and under the total supervision of women judges and officials

Attended the coronation Sheikha Bint Abdulaziz AL-Khalifa, a member of the Board of the Bahrain Olympic Committee ,Chairwoman of the Committee on Women and Sport, Sheikha Hessa Bint Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Sheikha Shamma Bint Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, and Mariam Al Rumaithi, General Director of the Family Development Foundation, and Naiemah Al Mansouri, a Board member of Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and the General Director of the blind Printing Press, along with the Board members of the academy who included Noura Khalifa Al Suwaidi, Dr. May Al Jaber, Dr. Omniyat Al Hajri, Dr. Moza Al Shehhi, Amal Al Afifi, and Raysa Humaid Alketbi the operations manager of the academy.

Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has express her deepest thanks and appreciation to Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak «mother of the Nation» for her Generous sponsorship of the International Fbma Show Jumping Cup, also she praised Abu Dhabi Council on its role of supporting sports under the guidance of its chairman His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his continuous support for the progress of all sports, and women sport in particular, praising the distinctive cooperation from the Equestrian Federation, chaired by His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, the advisor to His Highness the Head of State, and she thanked the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, the sponsors and the supporters of the event.
Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza has expressed her pride in the academy support of the ambitions and aspirations of the UAE girls in various sports, and to stand behind them while representing the UAE in the international Championships while holding the nation's flag high tall, where the  participation Emirati riders along with the other international riders in this competition, which reaffirmed the ability and stature of the daughters of our nation to achieve better results and achievements, as a result of their will and their great potential and their hopes.

She added that the Academy is keen to organize such events for the development of sports and the development of UAE girls expertise and skills and to raise their level and provide them with more experience, so as to enhance the presence of Emirati women  in the international Championships, and to enable the players and national teams of recording achievements for the Emirates sport.

Also she praised the successes achieved by the FBMA SHOW JUMPING CUP, which is organized by the Academy along with the participation of the international rider, congratulating all the riders who earned the first places in the three tours, expressing that the Academy pays great attention to the care and support to the Emarati riders who were able demonstrate their abilities in Horse racing ,endurance and Jumping Championships locally and internationally, pointing out that these achievements are the pride of the academy and all the women and daughters of UAE, in which the academy looks toward by its programs and plans to nourish and give more successes on its upcoming journey.

Dr. Moza Al Shehhi Board member of the academy, and Mariam Al omira director of the sports events Department has crowned the Norwegian, Anita Onikia Sandy who won the Grand Prix, at  the first round at a time of 80:28 seconds, the second round at a time of 40:72 seconds without errors , and the Irish Meron Huges came in the second place after overcoming the first round in 86:04 seconds, and the second round in 41:69 seconds without also faults, while the UAE rider Nadia Abdulaziz Trim was able to standout of at the top rider of the world, where she won third place after finishing The first round in 79:40 seconds, and the second in 43.17 seconds.

The First winner has been awarded the Golden Cup, while the Second winner has been awarded the silver cup, and the third winner has been awarded the Bronze cup, in the «small tour» at the start of the tournament, the British Shreya Radia with a time of 54:96 seconds won the Gold Cup, and the Emirati rider Anoud Abdullah Sultan second place with a time of 58.03, to gain the silver cup, while the rider Shamma Atiq Hamli won the third place with a time of 58.16 seconds, and got a bronze trophy. The Danish Tina Lund has succeeded in winning the middle round, with 65 points at a time of 47:89 secondswhere she was awarded the golden cup, while the Irish Meron Huges came in second place with a total points of 65 points at a time of 48:89 seconds, to reap the silver cup, while the Emirati rider Nadia Abdulaziz Trim came in third place with a total of 65 points and at a time of 50:07 seconds, to gain the bronze cup.

The event was held under the organization of the Academy and the support of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and in cooperation with the Equestrian Federation and Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club and under the sponsorship of Abu Dhabi Media and «Viola communications» and «Longines».

Where the financial awards of the competition  reached up to AED 300 thousand and were distributed to the winners in FBMA SHOW JUMPING CUP, which saw a large participation.