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UAE wins second silver medal at Asian Games

UAE show jumping team beat Hong Kong to take second place behind Saudi Arabia

UAE wins second silver medal at Asian Games
Ahmed Al Junaibi of the UAE riding Oicobello Wodiena competes in the equestrian jumping team event at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou on Nov 22, 2010 (Getty Images)

The UAE has won its second silver medal at the Asian Games in Guangzhou for show jumping [photos].

The team beat Hong Kong to take second place behind Saudi Arabia following a jump off after the two teams tied at 11 points in the second round, according to Emirates 24-7. Qatar finished in fourth position.

The team comprised Sheikh Rashid Al Maktoum, Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum, Sheikh Majid Al Qassimi and Ahmad Al Junaibi, said the newspaper.

On Sunday Sheikh Juma bin Dalmouk Al Maktoum [photos] won the silver medal for the double-trap shooting competition.

The UAE show jumping team will be competing in the individual events on Wednesday.

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