Al Shaqab ready to host 2018 Longines Global Champions Tour

Doha, Al Shaqab, a world-class equestrian facility and part of the Qatar Foundation, will host the thrilling finals of the 2018 Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) show jumping series which will be held in Doha from 8-10 November.

Al Shaqab will hold an press conference on Tuesday to announce details of the Doha tour.

The spectacular venue in Doha will see the best athletes in the world pull out all the stops to win their place in the prestigious LGCT individual Rankings and teams battle for the GCL title in a knife-edge climax to 2018.

The electrifying finale to the season is hosted at Al Shaqab. The circuit has consistently seen the highest calibre show jumping in spectacular destinations including Mexico City, Miami Beach, Paris, London, Berlin and Shanghai, and the event will see the biggest stars in the sport ensure thrilling competition for spectators to witness in Doha.

Some of the world’s best show jumpers including very own Qatari riders will be competing at Al Shaqab to settle their place in the LGCT ranking. The world’s premiere 5star show jumping event, LGCT spans three continents and takes place in some of the world’s great cities including Paris, Monaco, Madrid, Miami Beach Shanghai and Rome.

In collaboration with the Tour since 2008, Qatar has continued to build on its reputation as a global sports destination and a hub for major international sporting occasions. (QNA)

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee