17 women honoured for athletic excellence

ABU DHABI - Seventeen women were honored on Friday at the Abu Dhabi Sports Council for their athletic achievements and excellence.

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Published: Sun 26 Dec 2010, 11:55 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 4:58 AM

Conducted by the Emirates Women’s Sports Committee, the award ceremony, which was held under the patronage of Shaikha Fatima bint Mubarak, chairwoman of General Women’s Union (GWU) and president of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), honoured pioneers and distinguished female athletes as well as sports volunteers.

Among the athletic achievers were Shaikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid, president of Zabeel Karate Club, Shaikha Shamsa bint Hasher Al Maktoum of the UAE Volleyball Association, and Shaikha Latifa bint Ahmed Al Maktoum of Emirates Equestrian Federation.

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