IPIC sponsors the CISM World Military Endurance Championship 2014
- Duration: March 06, 2014
IPIC sponsored the CISM World Military Endurance Championship, an international endurance event featuring riders from 25 countries and covering 120km at the Dubai International Endurance City.
The event marked the second running of this competition - first held in December 2012, in Bahrain. The competition, sponsored by IPIC, was organised by Meydan Group’s Dubai Equestrian Club (DEC), alongside the military sport body CISM (Conseil International du Sport Militaire), and the UAE’s Ministry of Defence.
The riders competed both as individuals and in teams of four and the roster of participating countries included: United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Yemen, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Libya, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Spain, Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, Italy, Estonia, Uruguay, Lithuania, Sri Lanka, Poland, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, France, Latvia, and Lebanon.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, won the event in front of his proud father, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.