Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikh
Sheikh saeed bin maktoum al maktoum.jpg
Born (1976-10-01) 1 October 1976 (age 42)
SpouseSheikha Suhaila
Sheikha Aisha
Sheikha Zaynab
Issue10 children
Full name
Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
HouseAl Falasi
FatherMaktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
ReligionSunni Islam

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 Dubai ruling family and a United Arab Emirati millionaire and sport shooter at Olympics.

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]

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]

Sheikh Saeed with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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.

In 2010, he won 9th Arab Shooting Championship at the Fahad Al Ahmed Complex in Kuwait.[5]

In 2006, he won Asian Shooting Championships in skeet.[6]

Other sports[edit]

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

He is the chairman of Al-Shabab football club.[7]

He sponsored 1000 Dunes Rally in 2008.[8]

Family[edit]

Sheikh Saeed has 3 wives (Sheikha Suhaila, Sheikha Aisha and Sheikha Zaynab) and 10 children.

Sheikha Moza and Sheikh Rashid who are twins born in 2000.

Sheikh Khalifa born in 26 October 2001.

Sheikh Maktoum born on 21 March 2003.

Sheikh Mohammed born in 2005.

Sheikha Alia born in 2007.

Sheikha Shaikha born in 2012.

Sheikha Latifa born in 2012.

Sheikha Sana born in 2016.

Sheikha Asiya born in 19 December 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ahmad and Saeed to take part in Beijing". Gulf News. 2008-02-14. Retrieved 2008-07-21.
  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. ^ "Shaikh Saeed Wins Gold in Shooting Event". Khaleej Times. 11 January 2010. Archived from the original on 12 January 2010. Retrieved 16 January 2010.
  6. ^ "UAE takes gold in Asian Shooting Championships". 2006-09-11. Retrieved 2010-01-15.
  7. ^ "Hazeem resigns from Al Shabab". Gulf News. 2008-12-20. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
  8. ^ "Suhail cruises to 1000 Dunes Rally win". Gulf News. 2008-03-16. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Maitha Al-Maktoum
Flagbearer for  United Arab Emirates
London 2012
Succeeded by
Nada Al-Bedwawi