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FEI president: Equestrian events in HK 'wonderful'
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HRH Princess HAYA, president of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), said Friday the Beijing Olympic Games Equestrian competitions are "wonderful", adding the atmosphere in the stadium is "electric".

In a press conference after the closing ceremony, the FEI president said "The Games are wonderful, providing an opportunity for the Equestrian family to have this in Hong Kong and showing the people in Beijing and China what this sport is about."

Princess HAYA said "The facilities are wonderful. People in Hong Kong and China are very friendly."

"Despite the hights and lows over the last weeks, I think this has been a wonderful Games that everybody will remember," said the FEI president.

The 11-day Olympic Equestrian competitions concluded at the Shatin Equestrian Venue Thursday night.

(Xinhua News Agency August 22, 2008)

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