Egyptian jockey Karim El-Zougby won the CSI Five Stars Equestrian Championship in the UAE.
This championship, in which 200 jockeys from 30 different countries participated, is a qualifier for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.
El-Zougby, who is a member of Egypt’s national equestrian team, received the championship cup and a financial gift. He acquired 150 points, bringing him very close to being qualified for the Summer Olympics.
Despite being injured during a warm up on his first day, El-Zougby completed the race in 77:46 seconds.