Shaikh Ebrahim hails Shaikh Nasser support

September 11, 20190

?Shaikh Ibrahim bin Salman Al Khalifa, President of Bahrain Fencing Association and Chairman of the High Organising committee for the World Fencing Junior Championship has expressed utmost gratitude and appreciation to HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of HM the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee president, for patronizing the championship which concluded here on Saturday, October 8, with the participation of 49 players from 14 countries.
Shaikh Ibrahim praised HH Shaikh Nasser’s constant support to the youth and sport activities in the kingdom, citing the royal support of hosting various world-class sporting tournaments and championships in the kingdom.
The BFA president also commended the support of Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa, president of the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation to the event by attending the opening and closing ceremonies as well as the competition and honoring the winners.
Shaikh Ibrahim, on behalf of the BFA board, vowed to continue the efforts in an attempt to accomplish further achievements in future fencing championships to be organized in Bahrain.
He noted the sponsorship from the private sector to the championship, including companies from Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
On his part, Shaikh Faisal expressed his appreciation to the Bahrain Fencing Association for their efforts in organising the tournament, which proves Bahrain’s ability in hosting various international events.
He thanked all Bahrain Fencing Association members headed by Shaikh Ibrahim bin Salman Al Khalifa for their great work to make the event successful.
Meanwhile, Switzerland claimed the World Fencing Junior Championship title after defeating Egypt 39-22 in the final held at the Khalifa Sports City Hall in Isa Town.
Third place went to Belgium, with Saudi Arabia placing fourth, and Denmark coming in fifth, while Bahrain finished sixth.

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