A plan to organize the Para Triathlon in Dubai
A fruitful meeting of the UAE Triathlon Association with the Dubai Club of People of Determination
The first participation of citizens of determination in the World Triathlon Championship
The UAE Triathlon Association has announced the first participation of citizens of determination in the World Triathlon Championship, in the world championship that will be hosted by the capital, Abu Dhabi, next March.
This came after the fruitful meeting held by the association with the Dubai Club for the Disabled in order to publicize the sport of triathlon in the club and contribute to the qualification of players to participate in various triathlon competitions in the coming period, and then to reinforce the successes that people of determination achieved in various international and domestic sporting championships.
The meeting, which was held at the club’s headquarters in Dubai, witnessed the attendance of Khaled Abdul Karim Al Fahim, Chairman of the UAE Triathlon Association and President of the West Asian Federation, and Asma Yousef Al Janahi, a member of the Board of Directors of the Association, while the Dubai Club of People of Determination was represented by the second Friday of Al-Raqqad, Chairman of the Club’s Board of Directors, and Majid Al-Usaimi, the club’s executive director and president of the Asian Paralympic Committee, Hassan Al-Mazrouei is a board member.
The most prominent points that were discussed during the meeting were the registration of two players from the club’s membership in the World Triathlon Championship hosted by Abu Dhabi next March, bringing the number of participants in the tournament from the citizens ’determination group to 4 players in the first participation of this category in a world championship, With the participation of two of them in the professional category.
It was also stressed during the meeting that the triathlon is an Olympic sport with a great history, and it appeared for the first time in the Olympic Games in the 2000 edition of Sydney and has already become one of the most exciting sports in the world that is exciting, as well as enjoying a wide audience. And that the knights of will will have their own competitions called "Para Triathlon" and are subject to the umbrella of the International Triathlon Federation, and it also consists of three sports, namely swimming, cycling, running or wheelchair, and "Para Triathlon" was included for the first time in the Summer Olympic Games in Brazil in 2016, The competitions will be held for 750 meters swimming pool, 20 kilometers bicycle and 5 kilometers running or in a wheelchair.
The meeting also resulted in an ambitious vision to organize the "Para Triathlon" championship in Dubai during the coming period, provided that the tournament will be available to Asian or international players.
It is worth noting that the sports clubs in the country have expressed great cooperation with the UAE Triathlon Association, as they have become famous for the triathlon in succession and strive diligently to support this sport with players who are able to represent the clubs in the best possible way in the near future by learning how to train on them and their techniques and laws, which promotes the spread of The game in the various emirates of the country with competitive and high levels.