UAE Emarati Team dominates Hatta Triathlon
Emarati team achieved amazing results in Hatta triathlon held on 1 Nov.
2019 facing a strong competition. Where Saif Ali Al Modaad came in the
first position, followed by Mohsen Al Ali in second position and
Mohammed Al Ghafri the third position in Sprint category.
While Emarati female athlete Asma Al Janahi came in first and the third position in age group 19-29 in sprint category
youth category too, the Emarati athletes dominated the three top ranks
with Hamdan Ahmed in the first position, Ahmad Al Mari in second
position and Saeed Al Jumairi in third position in Super Sprint category
(375 m swim, 27 km run, 10 km cycle and 430 m run).
Triathlon is considered on of the toughest race courses in UAE due to
its varied terrain of running and cycling up and down Hatta hills.
race started with running for 2.7 km followed by 750 m swimming, then
running for 2.7 km for the second time, then cycling for 20 km and
ending it with 430 m run.
The race included 300 male and female athletes from all nationalities, including 30 UAE nationals.
UAE Triathlon Association appreciates Super sports for the well organized race and special recognition for UAE Triathletes.
UAE Triathlon Association team are always present in the event to
support and attend to triathletes needs, Mr. Ahmad Jaber , deputy
chairman of the association participated in the sprint category, Asma Al
Janahi board of director member of the association and Juma Al
Meqbaali, member of the technical committee attended the race.
Triathlon race is combined of three stages starting with swimming then cycling, ending in running.
The athletes must exert balance energy during each stage of the race to sustain their stamina while transitioning from a stage to the other no stop. Timing depends also on how fast the athlete changes his gear between each stage of the race in a dedicated area.