| Saudi Arabian|
Beirut Arab University
| 21 September 1982 (age 33) (1982-09-21) |
Equestrian at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Team jumping
Kamal Bahamdan, Ramzy Al Duhami, Scott Brash, Gerco Schroder, Ben Maher
Abdullah Al-Sharbatly Wikipedia
Abdullah Waleed Al Sharbatly (Arabic: عبد الله الشربتلي; born 21 September 1982 in London, England) is a Saudi equestrian who competes in the sport of show jumping. He is mostly known because of his win of the individual silver medal at the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games. He was part of the Saudi team that won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
He started competing in England at the age of seven. He was Arab Champion at the age of sixteen. He first competed internationally in England at Hickstead. He has competed in the Asian Games, the Pan-Arab Games and in many Grand Prixes. He is sponsored by the Saudi Equestrian Fund.
Al Sharbatly became the first Middle Eastern medallist and finalist when he won the silver medal on Seldana di Campalto at the WEG Show Jumping Championships in Kentucky in 2010, coming second only to Belgium's Phillipe Le Jeune on his horse Vigo D'Arsouilles.
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Al Sharbatly currently resides in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is married and by profession is a businessman and student, having obtained a BA in Business Administration and studied Computerisation, English, Economics and Marketing. He speaks English and Arabic. His most influential person is his father, because "he raised me well."