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    Asian Beach Games-Congratulations Ali!

    Ali, I am continually impressed with your skills and congratulations to another win well deserved!

    Here is a picture I found of you racing on the internet, good job!

    Kuwaiti jet-skier takes gold at Asian B. Games
    BALI, Indonesia, Oct 24, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Jet-Skier Ali Al-Shimali won Friday the gold medal in the 800 c.c. race held within the first Asian Beach Games at Bali Island, Indonesia. Even though Al-Shimali only needed to finish the race to secure the gold, the Kuwaiti Jet-Skier insisted on topping the hill through a performance that left other rivals stunned. Speaking to KUNA, Al-Shimali said he was very pleased with the result, adding this win was dedicated for Kuwait.

    On his participation in the 1,200 c.c. experts’ race, Al-Shimali said that he might not take part in the event due to the disappearance of an English official who was inspecting the race course.

    Al-Shimali, a friend of the official, said that he would partake in the race if rescue teams managed to locate the missing person. The 1,200 c.c. race is a marathon event in which Jet-Skier try to cover as much distance as they could possibly cover. Al-Shimali’s record in the race is 120 kilometers, achieved back in 2007. Al-Shimali’s gold is the second Kuwaiti medal won in the games after the silver medal by the water-polo team.

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    Pertamina Lubricants Launches Mesran Marine Environmental-friendly

    Jakarta, October 24 (ANTARA) - Tanjung Benoa - Bali, October 23, 2008 - Today, PT Pertamina (Persero) through its Lubricants business unit launches Mesran Marine, environmental-friendly lubricant product specifically formulated for marine transport vehicles, in conjunction with the biggest beach sports competition in the world, 1st Asian Beach Games 2008, in Bali. Located at the Jet Ski competition venue, Mesran Marine is used by every competing jet skis.

    Pertamina Lubricants Vice President Hendrato Tri Y. said, "Pertamina lubricants has been trusted and used by marine transport vehicles in Indonesia since a long time ago. Today's launch reflects our innovation as the market leader in the lubricants market. Like every Pertamina lubricants, Mesran Marine has the same charactheristic, which are environmental-friendly, can be used at a longer period and therefore contributes to fuel consumption saving."

    There are two variants of Mesran Marine: Mesran Marine 2T Special Outboard brings new innovation for two-stroke outboard engine lubricants with water cooling system. While Mesran Marine 4T Special Outboard SAE 10W-40API SL Synthetic is a new innovation for multiple-valve four-stroke outboard engine lubricants with double viscosity, stable in lubricating engines, resulted in optimum acceleration and power for every engine rotations.

    "Marine Sport owners and Fishermen can choose the Mesran Marine which is suitable to their engines. Mesran Marine is here to accommodate various marine transportation vehicles' needs, formulated to keep engines stable and reliable in treading sea waves which are not as smooth as roads," added Hendrato Tri Y.

    During promotion, Pertamina Lubricants opens booth for product information and sales from 19 until 25 October 2008 at Taman Sari Watersport and Tirta Harum Watersport, venues of several competition s for the 1st Asian Beach Games 2008, Bali.

    For further information, please contact :
    M. Surya Anindita, Asst. Brand & Communication - Retail Marketing, Tel. 021-319 07991, Email.

    COPYRIGHT © 2008

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    Ali is a great guy. We met him for the first time at Finals this season and you couldn't ask for a better racer and person. I had been wondering why we haven't seen more coverage about this event. Seems like the world should take notice on what these guys are doing over there.

    Congrats Ali!
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