His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, came to the rescue of an amateur gran fondo cyclist after she crashed during the Sayah Al Salam Bicycle Race on January 15.

In the video below His Highness leads by example and tends to a cut on the rider’s chin while his entourage is stopped in the desert.

According to an Instagram post on UAE’s official account, the cyclist belonged to the Al Wathba cycling team and only sustained minor injuries.

The Sayah Al Salam Bicycle Race is an annual championship held between December and February in four stages.  2020 is the first time women have raced at the event.

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