The Abu Dhabi Sports Council announced the names of a group of the most prominent participants in the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon Championship 2023, sponsored by Daman, which will be held on the third and fourth days of next March at the Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island, as the upcoming tournament represents the first championship of the World Triathlon Series.
10 of the world’s most prominent athletes are participating in the ranks of the elite men’s category, including the world number one and French world champion Leo Berger, along with two players who managed to defeat them last November to reach the podium in Abu Dhabi, namely the American Morgan Pearson, and the Belgian ranked fourth in the world Gilles Jens. . And the star contract is completed by the champion of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Christian Blumenfelt.
Fans can also follow Britain’s Alex Yee, world number two, Tokyo Olympic silver medalist and Commonwealth Games champion, France’s Vincent Lewis, world number five, and Hayden Wild of New Zealand, world number three and bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympics.
Aref Al-Awani, Secretary-General of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, said: “The presence of a group of international players in the upcoming Abu Dhabi International Triathlon Championship is a clear indication of the high status of the tournament hosted by Abu Dhabi on the agenda of the World Triathlon Championships, which proves Abu Dhabi’s ability to host major international events over and over again, and to present Impressive and successful copies of the highest international professional standards.
Al-Awani pointed out that «the presence of international players inspires members of society and encourages them to make sport a way of their daily life, and also gives participants in different age groups races to participate side by side with the champions of the game, which adds more distinction and excitement for the upcoming championship».
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