Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikh saeed bin maktoum al maktoum.jpg
Born (1976-10-01) 1 October 1976 (age 45)
Issue12 children
HouseAl Falasi
FatherMaktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
MotherAlia bint Khalifa Al Maktoum
ReligionIslam
Styles of
Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Reference styleHis Excellency
Spoken styleYour Excellency

Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Arabic: سعيد بن مكتوم بن راشد آل مكتوم; born 1 October 1976) is a member of the ruling family of Dubai, equestrian, businessman and a former Olympian sport shooter.

He owns international award-winning horses and a UAE football club. Sheikh Saeed is the son of Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, former Emir (Ruler) of Dubai, his uncle is the incumbent Emir of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Sport shooting career[edit]

Sheikh Saeed with Queen Elizabeth II at Royal Ascot, 1995

He represented UAE in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics in skeet shooting.[1][2] He also competed at 2006 Asian Games and 2007 Pan Arab Games.[3] Coached by Lithuanian shooter Leonas Molotokas[4]

In 2006, he won Asian Shooting Championships in skeet.[5]

In 2010, he won 9th Arab Shooting Championship at the Fahad Al Ahmed Complex in Kuwait.[6]

In 2011, he won gold in the ISSF World Cup Finals in Al Ain, UAE. He also won gold in the 2011 Pan-Arab Games in Doha, Qatar.

Other sports[edit]

He is owner of famous racehorses including Lammtara of the Godolphin Stables.

He sponsored 1000 Dunes Rally in 2008.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ahmad and Saeed to take part in Beijing". Gulf News. 14 February 2008. Retrieved 21 July 2008.
  2. ^ "Olympic Results – Official Records". 11 July 2016. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Shaikh Saeed eyeing gold". Khaleej Times. 19 November 2007. Archived from the original on 21 November 2007.
  4. ^ Butautas, Ingvaras. "Arabų šeichai klauso šaulio iš Lietuvos patarimų" [Arab Sheikh learns shooting from a Lithuanian coach] (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  5. ^ "UAE takes gold in Asian Shooting Championships". 11 September 2006. Retrieved 15 January 2010.
  6. ^ "Shaikh Saeed Wins Gold in Shooting Event". Khaleej Times. 11 January 2010. Archived from the original on 12 January 2010. Retrieved 16 January 2010.
  7. ^ "Suhail cruises to 1000 Dunes Rally win". Gulf News. 16 March 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2010.
Olympic Games
Preceded by Flagbearer for  United Arab Emirates
London 2012
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