The ITU World Triathlon Series is set to bring the very best of triathlon and entertainment to Abu Dhabi on 8 – 9 March 2019.

For the fifth consecutive year, Abu Dhabi will find itself the focus of world triathlon as it witnesses the first leg of the ITU's World Triathlon Series on 8 - 9 March 2019. The ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi, presented by Daman's ActiveLife, kicks off the global triathlon season with a fast and furious race between the world's best triathletes, right here in the UAE's capital. Can South Africa's Henri Schoeman and the Netherlands' Rachel Klamer defend their titles?

Alongside the elite race, 2,500 age group triathletes from all over the world take part in the Sprint, Olympic and Middle distance races, junior races, Family 1km Run Fun as well as a dedicated para-triathlete and Special Olympic waves – making the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi the largest and most inclusive triathlon in the Middle East.  

For those not racing, there is an abundance of family-friendly entertainment in the Event Village, tasty treats from the food trucks, a Kids' Zone to entertainment the little ones, viewing platforms to watch loved ones race, and incredible tourist attractions in close proximity to the race. If there's one thing for certain, the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi is much more than a swim, a bike and a run!

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2018 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi Promo