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Kuwait grabs five medals at 2021 Asia Triathlon Cup Doha

DOHA: Racers of Kuwait Triathlon Club pose with their medals. – KUNA

DOHA: Racers of Kuwait Triathlon Club won three gold, one silver and one bronze medals at the conclusion of the 2021 Asia Triathlon Cup Doha on Saturday. Abdulaziz Al-Duaij of Kuwait won the gold medal of the men’s race of the 20-29 age category, finishing in 1:02:14. He also got the gold medal in the regional race as the best male triathlete in the Arabian Gulf.

His compatriot Hoda Al-Saleh came second in the women’s race in the same age category and got the gold medal in the regional race as the best female triathlete in the Arabian Gulf. Abdullah Al-Refaei of Kuwait won the bronze medal of the Gulf race. The Kuwaiti mission to the championship was made up of 13 male and female triathletes.

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

 

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