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Palestinian Dressage Rider Only Arab Competitor in World Championship

Jerusalem24Diana Alshaer is an international professional grand Prix dressage rider and sports diplomat presenting Palestine in the second qualifications tournament for the World Equestrian Championship in France after qualifying in the first tournament in Hagan, Germany.

Palestine will be the only Arab country presented in the tournament, leading to the final championship in Denmark in October.

We talked to Diana, who spoke about her love for equestrians, connection to her homeland, and working as a sports diplomat to advocate for Palestine.
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Nadeen Alshaer

Alshaer is a Palestinian journalist, a Birzeit University graduate with a B.A. in TV and Radio Broadcasting Journalism. Alshaer has 5+ years of experience in journalism. She currently works as a reporter, editor and presenter/producer for PBC-Palestine TV and Jerusalem24 radio. She’s a UN and Kelley School of Business alumna.

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