His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Alkhalifa
العربية
Biography

HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa Official Picture

His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa

 

  • First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports
  • President of Bahrain Athletics Association
  • President of the West Asian Athletics Association
  • Honourary President of Bahrain Disabled Sports Federation
  • Honourary President of Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Association
  • Royal Guard Special Unit Commander
  • Founder of KHK MMA Organization
  • Captain of Al Khalidya Stables

 

Personal Information:

  • Fifth son of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, May God Protect Him
  • Birthday: Sunday, 13th September, 1989, coinciding with 22nd Safar, 1410 Hijri

 

Academic and Military Qualifications:

  • Graduated from Ibn Khuldoon National School – 2007
  • Graduated from the British Royal Military Academy – Sandhurst on 8th August, 2008
  • Libra Horoscope
  • Solar Mansion: Virgo
  • Lunar Mansion: Gemini (Twins)
  • Moon age on the birthday: 13.8 days with 22% Illumination
  • Safar Crescent’s Birthdate 1410 Hijri Year, which is 31st August 1989 at 8:47am
  • Time of its set is 6.01pm, and the sun set at 5.58pm
  • Horoscope: Zubrh horoscope (Khertan & Venus), 20nd September – 2nd

 

His Family:

  • Date of Marriage: 08/07/2017
  • Wife: The daughter of National Guard Chief His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa
  • Sons:
    • His Highness Shaikh Faisal – Birthdate 12th December 2012
    • His Highness Shaikh Abdullah – Birthdate 6th February 2015

 

Hobbies:

  • Equestrian, Falconry, Endurance Horse Riding, Horse Jumping and he was awarded the title of the Comprehensive Knight
  • Falconry and Archery
  • Football, Cycling, Skydiving and Triathlon
  • Hoi Jeon Moo Sool and Mixed Martial Arts

 

Royal Awards:

  • His Highness was awarded the Shaikh Isa bin Salman Medal of Military Bravery 20th October 2015
  • His Highness was awarded the Order of First Class 31st March 2014
  • His Highness was awarded the King Hamad Medal of Renaissance First Class 13th December 2009
  • His Highness was awarded the Bahrain Medal of the First Class 11th March 2009

 

Medals and Awards:

  • The International Wrestling Federation awarded him the Fifth Honourary Golden medal in wrestling. His Highness is considered as the fifth global person, who has been awarded this medal. The International Wrestling Federation previously granted this medal to the presidents of four countries namely, Russia; Azerbaijan; Kazakhstan; and Hungary. Consequently, His Highness has joined the list of the International Federation for the persons with most contribution and effectiveness to develop and improve the sport of self-defense and mixed martial arts, 26th January 2016
  • His Highness has received the African Award for Leadership, category of (the most creative sporting event) including some categories in the cultural, science, sports and economic fields. This award has been declared by the Social Organization for Global Companies – with its headquarters in India, 10th December 2014. The award was received in the State of Africa, Mauritius
  • His Highness received the award of HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President of UAE, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai for Creative Sport Award in the sixth round thereof, category of (Athlete achieved outstanding successes), 25th November 2014, Dubai, State of United Arab Emirates.

 

Positions:

  • Honourary President of Bahrain Disabled Sports Federation, October 2016
  • Honourary President of Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation, October 2016
  • Honourary President of Gulf Championships Media Sports, 2015
  • Founder of KHK MMA Organization, 2015
  • His Highness was elected as President of West Asian Athletics Association, March 2013
  • His Highness was appointed as President of Bahrain Athletics Association, 14th October 2012
  • His Highness was entrusted with the position of First Deputy President of Supreme Council for Youth & Sports, 6th September 2010
  • His Highness was appointed as member of the Supreme Council for Youth & Sports, 19th March 2010
  • His Highness was President of the Royal Federation of Equestrian and Endurance Races, June 2009 – 2013
  • His Highness occupied the position of Honourary President of Najma Club from 2006-2014
  • His Highness occupied the position of First Deputy President of the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation 2003-2012

 

Achievements:

 

Military Field:

  • His Highness participated in the coalition forces under the leadership of Kingdom of Saudi in the republic of Yemen, 2015
  • His Highness visited (707) Battalion of South Korean Army, 30th September 2014
  • His Highness witnessed simulation of the largest military parachute drop in the world in commemoration of Netherlands liberation, 20th September 2014
  • His Highness opened Al Khalifa Hall in British Paratroopers’ Unit in the British Army, 18th September 2014
  • His Highness was promoted to the rank of Major, 31st March 2014
  • His Highness was promoted to the rank of Captain, July 2013
  • His Highness was appointed as Commander of the Rapid Intervention Force in the Royal Guard, 2013
  • Passed the Commando course in the British Royal Marines in UK, September 2012
  • His Highness passed the Thunderbolt course for the trainer officers in France, July 2012
  • His Highness was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, June 2009
  • His Highness ranked first in the foundational Officers Course No. 28, dated 6th May 2009.
  • His Highness achieved the second rank in the course of diving and Special Forces in the Royal Navy Force, February 2009
  • His Highness graduated from the British Military Academy, Sandhurst, August 2008

 

Sports Field:

  • His Highness launched (BRAVE) Combat Federation to organize championships for professionals in Mixed Martial Arts and the first edition launch on 23rd September 2016
  • His Highness achieved his first global recognition in the sport of mixed martial arts by winning the bronze medal in the first international European Open Championship for Amateurs 21st November 2015
  • His Highness established his own Mixed Martial Art team at an amateur and professional level on 14th August 2015
  • His Highness established Khalid bin Hamad Mixed Marital Arts Organization KHK MMA in 2015
  • His Highness was part of the Bahraini Triathlon Team and achieved first rank in the IronMan Championship in New York, America on 22nd June 2014
  • His Highness passed the challenging swim, from Sunset Beach Resort in KSA to Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa in the Kingdom of Bahrain, covering a distance of 42 km within 20 hours on Friday, 14th March 2014 for the benefit of patients with cancer
  • His Highness was part of the Bahraini Team for IronMan International Championship in America, 2013
  • His Highness participated in several Ironman Championships and achieved various results 2012- 2014
  • His Highness achieved second rank in Thetford Endurance Championship, United Kingdom, 27th June 2009
  • His Highness achieved third rank at the International Endurance Championship in Malaysia as part of the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation team, November 2008
  • His Highness achieved first rank in the British Thetford Championship, 10th August 2008
  • Established Al Khalidya Stables for equestrian endurance races in 2004
  • His Highness is a member of the Bahrain Royal Endurance Team, since the establishment of the team in 2000, under the leadership of his brother, HH Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa
  • His Highness became an endurance trainer and won the title of the youngest trainer in the world

Scientific Field:

  • His Highness worked on the design and manufacturing of a car and named it (K.A.G) in 2007, on the occasion of his graduation from Ibn Khuldoon National School.

Initiatives

Humanitarian Initiatives

  • Khalid bin Hamad Futsal League for People with Disabilities
  • Khalid bin Hamad Youth Theatre Award for People with Disabilities
  • Initiative of Swimming from Saudi to Bahrain for the benefit of Cancer patients
  • Khalid bin Hamad Horse Racing Cup and for People with Disabilities
  • University Bachelor Scholarships for people with disabilities in University of Bahrain
  • His Highness sponsored the Halat Exhibition with revenues to be granted to families of martyrs of the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • His Highness visited many homes for the Geriatric and National organizations for persons with disabilities

 

Cultural Initiatives

  • Khalid bin Hamad Youth Theatre Award for National Clubs and Youth Centers
  • Khalid bin Hamad for Sustainable Development Projects Award
  • Khalid bin Hamad Award for Young Novelists, 24 hours
  • Honouring poets in the Kingdom of Bahrain

 

Educational Initiatives

  • Khalid bin Hamad Graduation Projects Award for Universities in Bahrain
  • Sponsoring the World Robotics Olympiad “WRO” for Schools
  • Sponsoring the Gulf Innovation Forum under the slogan “#Innovate_our_Future”

 

Sport Initiatives

  • Khalid bin Hamad Futsal League for Youth Centers
  • Khalid bin Hamad Horse Cup
  • Khalid bin Hamad Cup for GCC Sports Media
  • Khalid bin Hamad Cup for Sports Media
  • Khalid Bin Hamad Falcon Championship
  • Khalid bin Hamad Futsal Cup for National Clubs
  • Adopting Mixed Martial Arts and spreading its culture

 

 

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