Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Sports(Entertainment)
Filter PR by
  
Rashed Denied Second Win as Kuwaiti Star Lands Home Victory
 
Rashed Denied Second Win as Kuwaiti Star Lands Home Victory
World champion Al Mulla tops again as Emirati teenager Salman grabs best finish yet 
 
 
 
Kuwait City, Kuwait, 16th February, 2020:  Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer was denied back-to-back victories in the Grand Prix of Kuwait today by another dramatic twist in the opening round of the 2020 UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship.
 
The Emirati rider, who won the previous day’s first Runabout GP1 moto from pole position, made another superb start to moto two and held a comfortable lead from Kuwait’s Yousef Al Abdulrazzaq before being halted by mechanical problems on the eighth of 18 laps.
 
Four-time world champion Abdulrazzaq went on to win by 28.81 seconds from last year’s championship runner up, Denmark’s Marcus Jorgensen, with reigning world champion Jeremy Perez of France in third.
 
Team Abu Dhabi were celebrating later, however, when reigning world freestyle champion Rashid Al-Mulla added victory in moto 2 to his success the previous day to clinch his 11th consecutive Grand Prix success.
 
Al Tayer had been looking to clinch the opening Grand Prix of the season as he did in Portugal last year, and despite today’s setback looks capable of mounting a serious Runabout GP1 title challenge.
 
It may be some time before Team Abu Dhabi’s Salman Al Awadhi can do the same in Ski GP1.  But the 18-year-old underlined his undoubted talent by producing his best finish to date as he took second place in moto 3 behind Victory Team’s defending champion Kevin Reiterer.
Shaken by her finish line collision with fellow-Swede Jonna Borgstrom 24 hours earlier, Team Abu Dhabi’s Emma-Nellie Ortendahl bounced back to take second place in the third Ski Ladies GP1 moto behind France’s Jessica Chavanne, the overall Grand Prix winner.
 
“I have some bruises and am still a little sore, but we managed to keep it together after some technical issues here,” said three-times world champion Ortendahl, making her team debut.  
 
Results
 
Runabout GP1 – Moto 2
 
1. Yousef Al Abdulrazzaq (KWT) 18 laps
2. Marcus Jorgensen (Den) +28.81
3. Jeremy Perez (FRA) +44.30
4. Samuel Johansson (SWE) +1m.02
5. Rasmus Koch Hansen (DEN) L1
6. Ali Allanjawi (UAE) L1
7. Alejandro Molina Miranda (SPA) L1
8. Andrzej Wisniewski (POL) L1
9. Johan Johansson (SWE) L2
10. Frederik Brandao (GER) L2
 
Ski GP1 – Moto 3
 
1. Kevin Reiterer (AUT) 12 laps
2. Salman Al Awadhi (UAE) +41.40
3. Stian Schjetlein (NOR) +43.35
4. Barnabas Szabo (HUN) +48.00
5. Nacho Armillas (SPA) +49.50
6. Mickael Poret (FRA) +51.34
7. Daniel Svae Andersen (NOR) +56.46
8. Ulrik Berntsen (NOR) +58.94
9. Abdulla Alhammadi (UAE) +1m.06
10. Gabor Szabo (HUN) +1m.10 
 
Ski Ladies GP1 – Moto 3
 
1. Jessica Chavanne (FRA) 10 laps
2. Emma-Nellie Ortendahl (SWE) +3.26
3. Jasmiin Ypraus (EST) +19.25
4. Estelle Poret (FRA) +23.79
5. Sofie Borgstrom (SWE) +26.58
6. Krista Uzare (LAT) +29.22
7. Jonna Borgstrom (SWE) +1m.05
8. Lisa Caussin Battagli (MCO) +1m.10
9. Virginie Morlaes (FRA) +1m.32
10. Joana Graca (POR) +1m.52
 
Overall Grand Prix of Kuwait results and leading championship positions
 
Runabout GP1
 
1. Yousef Al Abdulrazzaq (KWT) 45pts
2. Marcus Jorgensen (Den) 44pts
3. Jeremy Perez (FRA) 36pts
4. Samuel Johansson (SWE) 36pts
5. Rasmus Koch Hansen (DEN) 30pts
6. Andrzej Wisniewski (POL) 28pts
7. Rashed Al Tayer (UAE) 25pts
8. Alejandro Molina Miranda (SPA) 23pts
9. Lino Araujo (POR) 23pts
10. Johan Johansson (SWE) 22pts
 
Ski GP1
 
1. Stian Schjetlein (NOR) 62pts
2. Nacho Armillas (SPA) 56pts
3. Kevin Reiterer (AUT) 55pts
4. Mickael Poret (FRA) 55pts
5. Barnabas Szabo (HUN) 52pts
6. Salman Al Awadhi (UAE) 48pts
7. Abdulla Alhammadi (UAE) 42pts
8. Axel Courtois (FRA) 35pts
9. Daniel Svae Andersen (NOR) 32pts
10. Andrea Guidi (ITA) 32pts
 
 
Ski Ladies GP1
 
1. Jessica Chavanne (FRA) 66pts
3. Jasmiin Ypraus (EST) 56pts
6. Estelle Poret (FRA) 55pts
8. Lisa Caussin Battagli (MCO) 46pts
5.  Emma-Nellie Ortendahl (SWE) 44pts
6. Jonna Borgstrom (SWE) 39pts
7. Joana Graca (POR) 39pts
8. Virginie Morlaes (FRA) 38pts
9. Kylie Ellmers (NZ) 35pts
10. Krista Uzare (LAT) 33pts


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 4978 times
PR Category : Entertainment
Posted on : Sunday, February 16, 2020  9:38:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Rashid Claims Big Karting Victory in Italy On Ladder to F1
Next Story : Team Abu Dhabi Riders Grab Double Triumph On Dramatic Race D...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
10 Million Plastic Packaging Saved: Grohe Launches Initiative to Reduce Plastic [3997-Views]
Meet the #Sephorasquad Middle East Members! [3997-Views]
Karl Lagerfeld Announces Collaboration With Designer Kenneth Ize [3563-Views]
Discover the Perfect Gift This Eid Al Adha From Rasasi Perfumes [3456-Views]
Amp Up Your Beauty Routine With New Products From Missha Cosmetics [2968-Views]
17-Year Old Smashed a Guinness World Records Title in His Bedroom [2813-Views]
Toric Tourbillon Slate'' [2669-Views]
Kia Launches ‘Live Stream Showroom' to Offer Customers an Innovative Digital Experience [2567-Views]
IMG Worlds is Back This Friday Park Entry Price at AED 20 Only [2534-Views]
Dubai Sports World Marks Official Opening at Dubai World Trade Centre [2513-Views]
Dubai Startup Hub and Dtec Announce Winners of Emirati Development Programme [2493-Views]
Celebrate Eid with Steve Madden [2480-Views]
Travellers Should ‘Wear to Care' in the New Normal says WTTC [2468-Views]
Champion Cleaners Launch New Home and Office Sanitization Service [2411-Views]
UAE Ranks in Top 10 on Kpmg's 2020 Global Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index, for Third C... [2411-Views]
Cartier High Jewelry - Sur Naturel [2411-Views]
Al Habtoor Motors Launches Summer Surprises Stock clearance on Mitsubishi SUVs 2019 Model... [2247-Views]
Dubai Culture Wins Excellence Award From Arab Federation for Libraries and Information [2206-Views]
Dubai Customs' 2nd Consultative Council discusses challenges and opportunities of post Cov... [2206-Views]
FDA Authorizes Marketing of IQOS as a Modified Risk Tobacco Product [2066-Views]
Dubai Sports Council Honours Winners of Pocari Sweat 19K Run [2054-Views]
Gems Education Rolls Out IBM Digital – Nation Platform to All Its Schools Following Succes... [2042-Views]
It All Started with a Sponge- Gaetano Pesce's Revolutionary Feminist Chair “UP” On Display... [2025-Views]
Genesis Launches Special-Edition “stardust” G90 Model [2009-Views]
Skycap's Flagship Program of Us$150 M Global Fintech Investment on the Roadmap [1976-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories