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King attends Al-Faris International Horseback Archery Championship


[4/21/2018 2:12:19 PM]

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Saturday attended the closing ceremony of the Al-Faris International Horseback Archery Championship III held at the Al-Rayah Parade Grounds in the Royal Hashemite Court.

His Majesty presented awards to the winners of a variety of archery styles, such as; the Asian Style, the European Style and the Oriental Style, known as "Al-Ghara" (Attack).

The King also watched a short film wrapping up the various activities of the two-day championship organized in cooperation the Ministry of Tourism, the Jordan Tourism Board and the Public Security Department.

Al-Faris III competitions revolve around three Horseback Archery Styles: the European Style, known as the Hungarian Style; the Asian Style, known as the Korean Style; and the Oriental Style, known as Al-Ghara Arabic for "raid" which is a newly-developed Jordanian Style that combines archery with tent-pegging.

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