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Saudi Driver Al-Shaghawi Wins World Rally Championship T2 Cross Country Category

Saudi rally driver Ahmad Al-Shaghawi has won the World Rally Championship in the T2 category early , after he had got the first place in the five-day Desert Rally of Morocco with a total distance of 1,362 km.

Al-Shaghawi won the world championship after reaching 226 points, making him the world champion ahead of the final round to be held in Portugal from October 25 to 27.

Al-Shaghawi, who participated and supported by the General Authority for Sport and Saudi Arabian Motor Federation has won the first place in 4 out of 10 rounds so far, while he got the second place in Hungary and Poland and third in Italy round.

For his part, Al-Shaghawi expressed his happiness with this great progress , considering it as a part of the homeland's sport achievements, appreciating the great support being provided for him by the leadership, the General Authority for Sport and the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation.

On this sport progress, Prince Khalid bin Sultan Alabdullah Alfaisal, Head of Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, the Chairman of the General Sport Authority, Chairman of Board of Directors of Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, Turki bin Abdulmohsen Al Al-Sheikh and his Vice Chairman Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal for this great sport achievement.

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