40 of the best camels from around the world are participating in the camel race in Saudi Arabia; Photo: File
Riyadh: The biggest prize money in the world of sports will be given in the “Al Ala Camel Race” in Saudi Arabia.
According to the Saudi media, this camel race tournament is being held in the well-known tourist destination of Al-Ula, in which the owners of the 40 best camels participating from around the world will be showered with prizes, the total value of which is 80 million Saudi Riyals.
This huge amount is more than 2 crores in dollars while it is 5 billion 95 crores in Pakistani rupees. Never before has such a huge prize money been distributed in a racing game worldwide.
Ziyad Al-Sahibani, Executive Director of the Sports Department at Al-Ula, said that Al-Ula is the cradle of many civilizations and that such a large prize money has been allocated due to the continued support of sports under Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Vision 2030.