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Kuwait wins 3 gold, silver and bronze at the Asian Triathlon Cup in Doha

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DOHA, Nov 27: Racers of Kuwait Triathlon Club have won three gold, one silver and one bronze medals at the conclusion of 2021 Asia Triathlon Cup Doha on Saturday. Abdulaziz Al-Du’aij, of Kuwait, won the gold medal of the men’s race of the age category 20-29, finishing in 1:02:14.

He also got the gold medal in the regional race to and became the best male triathlete in the Arabian Gulf. His compatriot Hoda Al-Saleh came second in the females’ race in men’s race of the same age category and got the gold medal in the regional event, thus becoming the best female triathlete in the Arabian Gulf. Abdullah Al-Refa’ei, of Kuwait, won the bronze medal of the Gulf race.

The Kuwaiti mission to the championship was made up of 13 triathletes, males and females. They were accompanied by President and Vice-President of Kuwait Triathlon Federation Rashed Al-Kandari and Mohammad Haider, respectively. The two-day event, organized by Qatari Triathlon Federation in Lusail City, gathered 250 elite triathletes from 18 countries. It consisted of 750 m. swimming, 20 km. biking and five km. running races. (KUNA)