The inaugural Doha Triathlon will be held at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park on January 20.
The event, open to both men and women, is organised by TriClub Doha in association with the Qatar Cycling Federation (QCF), and local sports marketing and management agency Tasama.
Registration for the competition, which comprises swimming, running and cycling, can be made at www.A1Registration.net.
QCF President Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Thani said, “TriClub Doha has done an excellent job in promoting and growing the sport in Qatar, so I’m delighted that we’re able to continue the development with a first-class event right in the heart of Doha.
TriClub President Hatem El Safty said, “I know triathletes all over Qatar are looking forward to racing on the grounds of the MIA Park. It’s an amazing venue with spectacular views of the West Bay skyline and the MIA, and so it’s sure to be a sell-out.”