Muscat: Khamis Al Sharji of Oman is the first visually-impaired jockey in the world to qualify for the endurance races.

Al Sharji was able to pass the endurance race for a distance of 40 km organised by the Oman Equestrian Federation.

Oman News Agency said: "Khamis will be the first visually-impaired rider to participate in endurance races around the world."

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