Abu Dhabi Sports Council has announced the Elite Start List, which boasts an array of Olympic and Paralympic stars, set to...
The World Triathlon Championship Series returns to Abu Dhabi's Yas Island from 5 – 6 November 2021.
110 of the world’s best elite triathletes will descend on the Capital for World Triathlon Championship Series Abu Dhabi presented by Daman, with an athlete field boasting an impressive line-up of Olympic and World Champions, including Flora Duffy, Georgia Taylor-Brown, Laura Lindemann, Lucy Charles-Barclay, Johnny Brownlee, Hayden Wilde and Tim Hellwig.
In addition, the World Triathlon Para Championships has been added to the event schedule which will welcome 122 elite athletes of determination, including Paralympic stars Jetze Plat, Alexis Hanquinquat and Susana Rodriguez. The race format will include nine sport classes of para triathlon competing in six medal events per gender, with 12 World Champions to be crowned right here in the capital!
Alongside the elite race, the 2-day triathlon event will also host a variety of races for amateur triathletes. The race categories on offer, covering triathlon, duathlon and single discipline events, means that the event is welcoming to athletes of all abilities – from first-timers looking for a new challenge, up to seasoned pros looking for a new personal best.
Entries for the age group races are now open.
As Abu Dhabi looks forward to hosting the World Championship in 2022, the time is now to get involved in this wonderful sport. Whether you are a triathlon fan, an athlete, a volunteer or a technical official.