?Bahrain Olympic Committee board member and chairwoman of the women’s sport committee Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa congratulated His Majesty the King Personal Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and President of BOC Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa on his latest international achievement in Carins Ironman Challenge in Australia.
Captain of Bahrain Endurance and Endurance 13 Elite Teams who competed against over 3,800 international triathletes, Shaikh Nasser won the seventh place of the full-distance triathlon challenge, which included a swimming challenge for 3.8 km, cycling race for 190 km and a 42.5-km run.
He finished the three stages of the race within 10:05:26, completing the swimming challenge in 00:59:55, cycling in 05:30:45 and the running race in 03:29:38.
Shaikha Hayat expressed his sincere appreciation and pride of Shaikh Nasser’s global achievement and the improvement attained by the Kingdom of Bahrain in international triathlon championships.
She said that Shaikh Nasser’s outstanding achievement reflects his advanced status in the Ironman Challenge, highlighting His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s keen interest in supporting the affiliates of the sports and youths’ movement in order to promote the name of the Kingdom in international arenas.
She hailed Bahrain Endurance and Bahrain Endurance 13 Elite Team’s achievements and improvement.