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Egyptian jockey Karim El-Zougby close to being qualified for Summer Olympics

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 …


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.

Topics: jockey UAE

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