Nov 3, 2014
Prince Alwaleed Awards Yousef Masrahi a Car for 400m Gold Win

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud received in his office in Riyadh two-time Asian champion Yousef Masrahi and awarded him with a car for after winning the 400 meters gold medal at in Incheon Asian Games. The meeting was also attended by Mr. Fahad Bin Saad Bin Nafel, Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman and Mr. Mohammed Alkheraigi, Assistant Media Manager, Corporate Communications Department.

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 allocated a total of SR10 million to Al-Hilal club members and players as Al-Hilal opened the Asian Champions League (AFC) semifinals with a 3-0 win over Al-Ain. HRH Prince Abdulrahman Bin Mosaad Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club 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.

In June 2013, Prince Alwaleed received HH Prince Nawaf Bin Mohammed Bin Abdullah Alsaud 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.

In the same year, Prince Alwaleed gave awarded SR1 million to AlHilal and AlNassr teams in support of the Saudi football clubs and to motivate them to make honorable achievements in the Saudi Champions League.

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.

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.