His Majesty King Hamad’s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa has expressed happiness at the new achievement of Team Bahrain Victorious who secured a one-two stage win en route to clinching the first and second positions in the general standing of the Benelux Tour, held in Netherlands and Belgium.
Team members Sonny Colbrelli and Matej Mohorič finished first and second in the general standing respectively, while the latter took the last stage and also claimed the white jersey.
Shaikh Nasser praised the capabilities of Team Bahrain Victorious, highlighting the team’s performances at the European and international competitions. He stated that the titles won by the team confirm its high status and the clear strategy that it is following to promote Bahrain as per the kingdom’s Economic Vision 2030.
He pointed out that the team has managed to write a new success story in the seven-day tour which featured strong competition, stating that the high spirit of the Bahraini team’s cyclists played a crucial role in this win.
Shaikh Nasser also thanked the team members as well as the technical and administrative staff for their efforts throughout the current season.