The UAE Triathlon Association recommends the allocation of a category for citizens in their competitions.
The Board of Directors of the UAE Triathlon Association has adopted a recommendation whereby the organizing committees of the championships and races held in the country are obliged to create a special category for male and female players, with prizes commensurate with their fellow expatriates and residents of other nationalities.
This came during a meeting of the Board of Directors held in Dubai during which the agenda of the sports season 2019-2020 was adopted in the presence of the Chairman of the Association Khalid Abdul Karim Al Fahim, his deputy Ahmed Jabr Al Haj and Secretary General Abdul Malik Jani, and members Asma Yousef Al Janahi, Ahmed Al Shamsi, during which Make a number of decisions aimed at developing the game.
Asmaa Al Janahi stressed that the Board of Directors has adopted a directive to support the practice of citizens in all races organized in the country by allocating special competitions category for citizens of both sexes, in order to enhance the successes achieved by the UAE nationals during their participation in international forums.
She pointed out that the technical committee of the Emirates Triathlon Association, headed by Ahmed Jabr Al Hajj, is studying a number of ideas to invest the international experience enjoyed by the UAE nationals in the triathlon to translate it into reality. The UAE organizes the Triathlon World Championship annually in Abu Dhabi, the Iron Man Championship in Dubai and sporadic races in Sharjah, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah.
Al-Janahi confirmed that the association supports all triathlon races in the country from the technical and administrative levels.This was evident in the Hatta race held in early November, as well as in the Fujairah Triathlon Championship this week, pointing out that Ras Al Khaimah will host the Triathlon on January 17, 2019.