Bahraini athletes top Triathlon Championships in Egypt

Bahraini athletes top Triathlon Championships in Egypt
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HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee commended the remarkable results achieved by Bahraini athletes in the annual ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup and Pan Arab Sprint Triathlon Championships held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Shaikh Nasser said Bahrain continues to impress the world by achieving great results in regional and international sports events, adding that the recent accomplishment in Sharm El Sheikh adds to the honourable record of the Kingdom’s triathlon sport.

He stressed that the team’s achievement would motivate Bahraini triathletes to more titles in the future and improve Bahraini triathlon sport. He appreciated the efforts by Bahrain Triathlon Association (BTA) members spearheaded by Shaikh Saqr bin Salman Al Khalifa.

In the championship, Samira Bitar won the Pan Arab Champion title in the professionals category, while Abdulla Ateya and Mohammed Mubarak bagged the same title for the youth and juniors categories respectively.

Bahraini Musa Al Qarsh won the African and Pan Arab Champion title in the pros duathlon contest, while the second spot went to teammate Maali Abu Al Noor.

BTA President Shaikh Saqr dedicated the victory to the Kingdom’s leadership along with Shaikh Nasser.

He added the achievement comes as a result of the continuous patronage and support of Shaikh Nasser to triathlon sports and athletics in Bahrain.

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