RIYADH: Officials from the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation have received the flag for the host nation of the FEI World Cup Finals 2024, the first time the event will have been held in the Middle East.
The handover ceremony, organized by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI), came at the end of the World Cup Finals 2023 held in the US city of Omaha, Nebraska, from April 4 to 8.
The FEI World Cup Finals 2024 will be held in Riyadh during April of next year.
President of the SAEF, Prince Abdullah bin Fahd bin Abdullah, said he was proud that the Kingdom would be hosting the championship for the first time in the Middle East.
He also noted the support of Saudi Minister of Sport Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal in helping to bring the global event to the country.