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Sunday 21 October 2018

HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Chairs Awarding Ceremony of HM King Mohammed VI Show Jumping Grand Prix

HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Chairs Awarding Ceremony of HM King Mohammed VI Show Jumping Grand Prix

HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan chaired, Sunday in El Jadida, the awarding ceremony of HM King Mohammed VI Show Jumping Grand Prix, the 3rd and last stage of the 9th Morocco Royal Tour which is a 4-day international competition under the 11th edition of the Horse Fair, held under the patronage of HM the King.

At his arrival at the Mohammed VI exhibition park, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan was greeted by Moulay Abdellah Alaoui, chairman of the Moroccan Royal Federation for Equestrian Sports (FRMSE), president of the Horse Fair Association, and reviewed a detachment of the royal Guard that paid the honors.

His Royal Highness was then greeted mainly by Agriculture minister Aziz Akhannouch, Youth and Sports minister Rachid Talbi Alami, chairman of the Moroccan National Olympic Committee Fayçal Laraichi, wali of Casablanca-Settat region, governor of Casablanca prefecture Abdelkébir Zahoud.

Afterwards, HRH the Crown Prince sat in the VIP stand and watched the competition of HM King Mohammed VI Grand Prix, won by French rider Philippe Rozier, riding his horse "Cristallo ALM".

Following this competition, organized by the Horse Fair Association, under the aegis of the International Equestrian Federation and the Moroccan Royal Federation for Equestrian Sports, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan handed the winner the prize and awards to four subsequent riders: French Roberto Arioldi, French Simon Delestre, Brazilian Redro Junqueira Muylaert and Dutch Henk Van de Pol.

HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan posed afterwards for a souvenir photo with the five top riders.

At his departure, His Royal Highness reviewed a detachment of the royal Guard that paid the honors.

The 3rd stage of the 9th Morocco Royal Tour featured riders representing more than 20 countries, including Morocco, France, Great Britain, Italy, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Switzerland.

MAP 21 October 2018