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Japanese rider wins inaugural Dubai electric scooter cup

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Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honored the top three winners of the inaugural Dubai Electric Scooter Cup.

Japanese rider Hikari Okubo from the Fade Fit team won the first place, while Anish Shetty from the Booz Racing team came second, and Swiss rider Matis Neyroud from the Supercar Blondie team finished third © WAM

Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honored the top three winners of the inaugural Dubai Electric Scooter Cup.

Japanese rider Hikari Okubo from the Fade Fit team won the first place, while Anish Shetty from the Booz Racing team came second, and Swiss rider Matis Neyroud from the Supercar Blondie team finished third.

The first championship of its kind in the Middle East, the event, organized by the Dubai Sports Council and the Federation for Micromobility and Sport, was held at the Dubai Design District (D3) as part of the UAE's Year of Sustainability.

$The Cup featured a strong competition between 16 elite male and female riders from the US, UK, India, South Africa, Estonia, Japan, Spain, Ireland, Switzerland and Italy.

Teams competed in semi-final heats over two stages, with the top six advancing to the final race for the Cup.

The trophies for the top three winners of the Cup were crafted sustainably in Dubai.

The race featured the world's fastest electric scooters capable of speeds of over 140 kph, which were manufactured and assembled specifically for the event in Dubai.

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