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KUWAIT CITY, Jan 19: The third edition of the “Dauthlon” championship, under the supervision and organization of the Kuwait Triathlon Club and Federation kicked off at the Kuwait City Motorsports track. For men, women, military and Gulf nationals,the distance is 5 km running, then 20 km bicycle, and finally 2 km running while with disabilities,the race will be 2.5 km running, then 7.5 km cycling, then 2.5 km running. And in the category of children from 6-7 years old, boys and girls, 300m running, then 600m bicycle and 300m running. And from 8-9 500m running, then 1km cycling and 500m running.
And the age from 10-11 years old is 1 km running, then 2 km cycling and finally 1 km running, and from 12-13 years old 2 km running, 6 km cycling and 2 km running, and finally from 14-15 years 2.5 km running, then 7.5 km cycling and finally 2.5 km running. The club and the Kuwait Triathlon Federation has invited professional and amateur photographers to attend the tournament and take beautiful shots of the participants.
The President of the Federation, Rashid Al-Kandari, also met with Lieutenant General Khaled Al- Mekrad, Director General of the General Fire Force, where they discussed with him cooperation between the club, the Kuwait Triathlon Federation and the Fire Force. It was preceded by Al- Kandari’s meeting with the Police Sports Union and the Military Sports Union of the Ministry of Defense for the same matter.
In turn, Rashid Al- Kandari affirmed the readiness of all committees to hold the third edition of the Duathlon Championship, and the keenness of the federation and its affiliates to show the championship as it deserves, especially with the participation of a large number of players. He added, “We continue to hold such tournaments, to give way to athletes, to compete for the first positions, as well as to discover talents at an early age, and establish them in the appropriate manner to represent Kuwait with foreign benefits.”
Al-Kandari pointed out that the championships of the club and the Kuwaiti Triathlon Federation always witness a great turnout from the champions, fans and practitioners of this sport, to participate in it, which gives us the motivation and determination to continue holding it.