Sep 30, 2014
Prince Alwaleed Awards Yousef Masrahi a Car for 400m Gold Win

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), awarded two-time Asian champion Yousef Masrahi with a for winning the 400 meters gold medal at in Incheon Asian Games.

The one-lap specialist Masrahi maintained a steady pace to record 44.46 seconds, leaving Bahrain’s Abbas Abubaker a distant second (45.62) and India’s Arokia Rajiv third (45.92).

Recently, as a form of encouragement, Prince Alwaleed awarded Al-Hilal club members and players a total of SR40,000 as Al-Hilal opened the Asian Champions League (AFC) semifinals with a 3-0 win over Al-Ain. Prince Abdulrahman thanked Prince Alwaleed for his support and his constant encouragement to clubs and sport federations in Saudi Arabia.

Recently, Prince Alwaleed Awarded the Saudi team with Special Needs, 41 Cars for Winning the World Cup three times in a row.

Furthermore, Prince Alwaleed expressed how vital it is to encourage youth by supporting their talents and investing in their future through various sport activities. Prince Alwaleed is well known for his continuous contributions to sports, locally and regionally.

In June 2013, Prince Alwaleed received HH Prince Nawaf bin Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Saud head of Saudi Arabian Athletics Federation and the accompanied delegation which included Mr. Khalid Aldilak, Managaer of Saudi Arabian Athletics Federation and Mr. Ibrahim Basheer 400m runner and Silver medalist of the Athletics Championships in Lyon.

Prince Alwaleed met with HH Prince Nawaf and discussed the latest updates of the Federation and their achievements. The Prince stressed the need to support sports and the athletes as well as the development of clubs in Saudi Arabia and to embrace the young generation to hone their athletic skills and invest their time in useful activities.