> 24 riders from 18 countries take part in the race organised by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center
> Chinese expat Alexis (Xiaozhe Huo) and French national Aude Derflinger came in 2nd and 3rd places
Dubai, 19 January 2023: Yemeni expatriate Reem Salem held her ground from start to finish to claim first place and the Dh100,000 cash prize in the 4th edition of the Camel Trek Marathon for UAE expats, organised by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) yesterday.
A total of 24 camel riders from 18 countries took part in the race held annually in conjunction with the Arabian Camel Festival under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.
All participants took part in the annual Camel Trek organised every year by HHC to promote UAE’s cultural heritage, as well as the spirit of tolerance and camaraderie. Camel riders who took part in this year’s race came from UK, USA, Russia, Czech Republic, Yemen, Luxembourg, China, France, Jordan, Brazil, the Philippines, Estonia, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Italy, Germany, Iran and Pakistan.