Qatar rider Bassem Mohammed maintained the undefeated way for home riders when adding second victory in a row at the Qatar International Show Jumping Championship. (Photo © Qatar Equestrian Federation)
Bassem Mohammed of Qatar kept the undefeated from home riders, adding the second victory in a row of two FEI events played.
Appearing with the 12-year-old gelding The Toymaker (Casall x Ferina B), Bassem Mohammed dominated the Winning Round in 54.75 seconds, being the only rider in the class to complete his two clear rounds.
Securing 50 World Ranking Points Bassem Mohammed in course designed by Iranian Hossein Shafiee, the Qatar rider was the best of 21 participating pairs on second day of the CSI4* Qatar International Show Jumping Championship.
For second place Australian rider Edwina Tops-Alexander finished in time of 57.37 seconds, accumulating 1 foul in her first round with the 8-year-old stallion Veronese Teamjoy and for third place Athina Onassis of Greece, completing her winning round in 2 fouls and time of 77.06 seconds accompanied by the 8-year-old stallion Vannan (Diamant de Semilly x Quana One from L’Eugrenee).
The top five finishers were completed by Turkish Derin Demirsoy with the 14-year-old gelding Dadjak Ter Puttenen (Toulon x Dianda) in 4 fouls and 57.95 seconds, while Rakan Al Hasawi stopped the clock by 2 hundredths of a second slower occupying the fifth place with the 9-year-old gelding Dennis (Quidam de Revel x Naranga).