UAE Triathlon Association Forming National Teams of Young Women and Women
Congratulated the Leadership of the Country for Choosing 2020 as the Year for the Preparation for the Next 50 Years
The Board of Directors of the UAE Triathlon Association has approved a number of important decisions contributing to strengthening the current qualitative shift of the Triathlon at the local and international levels. This came during a meeting of the Board of Directors which held at the Businessmen Club in the Dubai Financial Center and headed by Khaled Abdul Karim Al Fahim with the members Ahmed Al Haj, Abdul Malik Jany, Asmaa Yousuf Al Janahi, Ahmed Al Shamsi and the rapporteur Al Hassan Aqili.
Al-Fahim granted congratulations and blessings to the wise leadership of the state on the occasion of choosing the year 2020 as the year towards the fifty"; stressing that UAE Triathlon Association will be at the level of responsibility and duties it undertakes to support UAE sport.
The UAE Triathlon Association extended an invitation to sports clubs in all emirates of the country to include the Triathlon, in order to contribute to the spread of the game and ensure the provision of professional training for players, and pledged to provide technical, organizational and media support in a way contributes to the promotion of sport in clubs and make them as a platform for the optimal containment and training of players, in a manner paving for a future nucleus for the national teams so that the Emiratis have a prominent presence on the local and global coronation platforms.
The meeting also decided to hire a number of qualified training cadres to qualify the national team players for the upcoming international championships within the framework of the strategic plan for the advancement of the game. The meeting also approved the technical and organizational regulations related to rewarding players who make sports achievements.
The President of the Association thanked the sports councils in the country for their prominent and influential role in developing sport in general, stressing that UAE Triathlon Management is looking for a joint and fruitful cooperation during the coming period in support of the technical and organizational returns of UAE sports, asserting that he directed the technical committee to communicate with sports councils and clubs to agree upon concrete and effective cooperation.
On the sidelines of the meeting, association officials welcomed the two heroic players Noha Lukman and Asmaa Abdelrahim Al Janahi in appreciation of their outstanding efforts in the Triathlon and because of being a role model for UAE women looking to achieve the best achievements. Association officials called the both players for the necessity of preserving and enhancing what has been accomplished in the coming period.
This came in conjunction with their honor during the Dubai Women's Triathlon, as the player Asmaa Abdulrahim Al Janahi was honored as the first female UAE to participate in 70.3 Iron Man Championship and be able to complete the race to the end, while the player Noha Lokman was the first woman to participate in the Triathlon races of the Olympic distance, the association wished them continuity and more achievements.