Latifa bint Ahmed Al Maktoum

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Medal record
Equestrian
Representing the  United Arab Emirates
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangzhou Individual jumping
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangzhou Team jumping

Latifah bint Ahmed bin Juma Al Maktoum (born 27 September 1985)[1][2] is an equestrian athlete from the United Arab Emirates who competed in 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, and the 2013 and 2015 Show Jumping World Cup.[3][4][5][6] She was the first woman to represent the United Arab Emirates at the Olympics.[7]

She has generally ridden one of her two favorite horses, Kalaska de Semilly and Peanuts De Beaufor.[3] In April 2019, she placed second in the 21st Emirates Show Jumping Championship, riding Cobolt 8.[8] As of 2019, Al Maktoum was training for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.[3]

Al Maktoum is the daughter of Sheikha Hessa bint Rashid Al Maktoum (sister of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum).

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Tregoning, Sarah (15 July 2008). "UAE's Shaikha Latifa primed for success UAE showjumping star Shaikha Latifa has been doing well on the european circuit in her build-up to the Olympic games". Gulfnews. Archived from the original on 10 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  5. ^ "UAE pledges to help in success of 2014 Incheon Asian Games Sheikha Latifah announced as goodwill ambassador to the Games". www.emirates247.com. 3 June 2013. Archived from the original on 10 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  6. ^ Abouzeid, Omar (2007). ""Royalty at the 2008 Beijing Olympics Games: HRH Sheikha Latifah shares her dreams, fear and aspirations" Issue no. 23 Fall 2007" (PDF). horsetimesegypt.com. horse times egypt. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  7. ^ "First female competitors at the Olympics by country". Olympedia. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  8. ^ "Sharjah's Suwaidi dominates Show Jumping Championship". Gulf Today. 1 April 2019.