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Zabeel team impress on debut in Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah
 
Zabeel team impress on debut in Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah

Keen tussle for supremacy between F3 falconers Khalifa Ahmed bin Mijrin and Rashid Saeed Al Kindi 

DUBAI, 7th January 2017:  Team Zabeel made an impressive debut in the Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) in Dubai on Friday 6th January. 

The largest and most popular among the series of falconry championships, the Fazza Championship for Falconry – Tilwah, will continue until 12th January in the dedicated site in Ruwayyah area (Exit 55 off Emirates Road) with the participation of elite contenders in various categories and groups.

The championship with continue on Saturday at 9am with a two competitions in the Juniors Category – Tabaa Wahish and Tabaa Jeer.

Making their first appearance in the championship, Team Zabeel agonizingly missed out on qualifying for the finals of the Pure Jeer Farkh (Sheikhs) category after clocking the 11th fastest time of 18.389 seconds on the fourth morning of competition.

Ms. Suad Ibrahim Darwish, Director of Championships at HHC, was pleased to note that the standard of competition in the sport of falconry is not only improving but it is getting popular with more teams eager to participate in this traditional sport. 

'The competition is getting stronger when you see the impressive timings with falcons going below 18 seconds over a distance of 400 meters. More significantly, it is heartening to note that new teams are keen to maintain the rich tradition of falconry by competing in major championships. We welcome Zabeel team for not only participating but making an effort to qualify for the finals competing against more experienced teams. We should appreciate their spirit of taking part and they can go a long way from small beginnings,' she said.

Team Zabeel were elated with their impressive performance in the Pure Jeer Farkh (Sheikhs) category.

“We are participating for the first time in this championship. Our aim is to be one of the most competitive teams. We have around five members and 11 falcons.

We are on the right track. Other teams like F3 and SSG have years of experience. We have just started but we have a great membership and lots of enthusiasm,” said Team Zabeel falconer Rashid Jaber Al Mutaiwee.

Pure Jeer Farkh (Sheikhs)
Team F3 entries of Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin and Rashid Saeed Sultan Al Kindi once again dominated the Pure Jeer Farkh (Sheikhs) category having seven qualifiers between them for the finals, including the top five fastest falcons.

Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin’s falcon clocked the fastest time of 17.730 seconds while Rashid Saeed’s top entry was second fastest recording a time of 17.854. 
Two other falcons also went under 18 seconds in this event.

The finalists in the Pure Jeer Farkh (Sheikhs) are: 1. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 17.730 2. Rashid Saeed Al Kindi (F3R) 17.854 3. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 17.858 4. Rashid Saeed Al Kindi (F3R)17.869 5. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 18.093 6. Saif Khalifa Al Ketbi (ASN Team) 18.144 7. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 18.227 8. Rashid Saeed Al Kindi (F3R)18.243 9. Mohammed Matar Markhan (MRM) 18.266 10. Mohammed Matar Markhan (MRM)18.296

Pure Jeer Jernas (Sheikhs)
Team MRM falconer Mohammed Matar Markhan stole the limelight in the Pure Jeer Jernas (Sheikhs) category clocking the two top fastest qualifying times of 17.963 and 18.030.

However, the exciting tussle between Team F3 falconers Rashid Saeed Al Kindi and Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin continued, securing seven spots between them in the finals.

Rashid Saeed saved his best for the last as his top entry clocked the third fastest qualifying time of 18.052, ahead Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin’s best two qualifiers which recorded times of 18.095 and 18.096. Rashid Saeed gave himself a chance of winning the final by having five qualifiers.

The qualifiers for the finals in the Pure Jeer Jernas (Sheikhs) category are: 1. Mohammed Matar Markhan (MRM) 17.963 2 Mohammed Matar Markhan (MRM) 18.030 3. Rashid Saeed Al Kindi (F3R)18.052 4. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K)18.095 5. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 18.096 6. Rashid Saeed Al Kindi (F3R) 18.177 7. Rashid Saeed Al Kindi (F3R) 18.360 8. Obaid Khalifa Al Muhairi (YLS) 18.385 9. Rashid Saeed Al Kindi (F3R) 18.417 10. Rashid Saeed Al Kindi (F3R) 18.429.

Jeer Tabaa Farkh (Sheikhs)
The top 10 qualifiers in the Jeer Tabaa Farkh (Sheikhs) category are: 1. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 17.586 2. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 17.772 3. Mohammed Matar Markhan (MRM) 17.973 4. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 18.011 5. Obaid Khalifa Al Muhairi (YLS) 18.462 6. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 18.532 7. Salim Saeed bin Ketbi (SSG) 18.545 8. Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin (F3K) 18.638 9. Obaid Khalifa Al Muhairi (YLS) 18.706 10. Obaid Khalifa Al Muhairi (YLS) 18.719

The official sponsors of heritage events organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Center are Al Tayer Motors, Land Rover, Dubai Airports, AW Rostamani (Arabian Automobiles), Dubai World Trade Center, Global Village and Al Oula Radio.

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Posted on : Saturday, January 7, 2017  10:45:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
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