UncategorisedShaikh Nasser wins Ironman title

September 11, 20191

?Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, made his dream come true after winning the amateurs and military category title in the Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship held in Bahrain Bay on November 25th.
With the victory, Shaikh Nasser earned a berth in the 2018 World Triathlon Championship which will be held in Kona, Hawaii.
He completed the three-competition race in record time of 4.12:53 hours.
In the swimming race, Shaikh Nasser finished in 28 minutes and 56 seconds and completed the cycling race in two hours and 13 minutes. He crossed the finish line after completing the running race in one hour and 27 minutes.
He beat more than 2,000 athletes of amateurs and professionals in his category, and was cheered during the event by his children, Shaikha Sheema, Shaikh Hamad and Shaikh Mohammed who received him upon his arrival at the finish line.

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