HE Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the General Authority for Sports, led the tribute by saying the UAE Team Emirates achievements reflects on the country’s leadership.
“To see the UAE flag flying high in a world event like the Tour de France is a great honour for the country and its people,” he said.
“We at the General Sports Authority congratulate our leadership and team management for the success achieved, especially with a team that was established only last year.
“It only goes to prove the professionalism involved in establishing a strong team that has made an immediate impact on the world stage.”
HE Al Rumaithi emphasised the success achieved at the Tour de France to have an impact on every other sport in the country and the UAE’s reputation as an established international sporting venue.
“It’s massively important results for us as a nation,” he added. “We wish the team and its management more success during the upcoming international races.”