Friday, December 05, 2014

UAE's unique Dubai Desert Triathlon a success

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by Sport360 staff
Friday 05 December 2014

The second edition of the Dubai Desert Triathlon saw Mohamed Isa Alqais and Aude Touraine lifting the trophies at the Dubai International Endurance City on Friday with Yousef Barhum, Erwan Sidaner & David Serrano taking the team honours.

Ninety-four athletes participated in the second edition of the event which consisted of a 5km run, a 40km cycle and a 50km endurance horse ride, and proved to be as successful as the inaugural edition.

The overall men’s triathlon was won by Mohamed Isa Alqais of Bahrain ahead of Majed Mohamed Salman Hassan Mohammed Al Sabri, with Rashed Alghurair in third.

Alqais was ecstatic about winning and said, "I am experienced in both running and cycling, but I am a new rider, so it was a challenge for me. The event was perfect, as a concept it is unique, and I look forward to competing again.”

The overall women’s triathlon was won by Aude Touraine of France ahead of Ines Pintenat with Najla Aljeraiwi in third...

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