Daily Archives: January 16, 2018

ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi 2018

The pinnacle of world triathlon, the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi, will return to the UAE’s capital on 2 and 3 March 2018 bringing together 120 of the world’s best triathletes, including Olympic medalists and World Champions.

2018 marks the fourth year that Abu Dhabi will host the season-opening race before it heads to eight countries across five different continents.

The event will take place at Abu Dhabi’s iconic sporting venue, Yas Island, where 4,000 amateur triathletes will have the unique chance to race on the same course as the world’s best. The Abu Dhabi event features Sprint, Olympic and the brand new Middle distance for amateur adults, in addition to the newly-introduced dedicated waves for para-triathletes. First timers and seasoned para-triathletes will have the chance to rub shoulders and compete alongside inspirational heroes of Paralympic triathlon including; World and European Champion and Rio 2016 Paralympic Gold medalist, Andy Lewis and Mohamed Lahna, the Bronze medalist at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Date                : 2 & 3 March 2018

Venue             : Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Register         : www.AbuDhabi.Triathlon.Org/Enter

Class Of 2018 Reporting For Action At Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship Presented By EGA

Defending Champion Tommy Fleetwood, World No.1 Dustin Johnson, four time Major Champion Rory McIlroy, Olympic gold, silver and bronze medallists, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Matt Kuchar and past champions Paul Casey and Martin Kaymer were joined by a host of the world’s best golfers to mark the new year in Abu Dhabi.

In a back-to-school style class photo with the iconic Falcon Clubhouse of the Abu Dhabi Golf club serving as a dramatic backdrop, the strength of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA field, taking place 18 – 21 January, was displayed in all its glory.

The 126-man line-up includes six of the world’s top 15 ranked players, eleven major champions with 18 major titles between them, 26 Ryder Cup players, seven former Abu Dhabi champions, 397 European Tour victories, 94 PGA Tour wins, 87 of the top 100 on the final 2017 European Tour Ranking and 30 nationalities represented.