Elite team member
22 year old Naval CadetFAVORITE RACE: Katara TriathlonBEST ADVICE FOR NOVICE TRIATHLETES : Prepared to face struggles and failures, just stay committed as you will get stronger & better – stay focused on your weaknesses not your competitorsBEST RACE RESULT: 2019 Qatar Elite Triathlon ChampionLONG TERM TRIATHLON GOALS: Go under one hour for sprint distance & represent Qatar at the ITU Elite World Championships and major GamesBEST MOMENT IN TRIATHLON: Off the bike heading to runFAVORITE DISTANCE: I enjoy short distances more for now, as I’m a former National Team 400m hurdler – my body preform well in short distance
Elite team member
26 years old ManateqFAVORITE RACE: Ironman South AfricaBEST ADVICE FOR NOVICE TRIATHLETES: Invest in a reputable coachBEST RACE RESULT: 2018 Qatar Elite National Triathlon ChampionLONG TERM TRIATHLON GOALS: Continue to represent Qatar internationally and to lead the way for the next generation of Qatari triathletes!BEST MOMENT IN TRIATHLON: First Qatari to qualify for 70.3 Ironman Worlds and competing at the Asian GamesFAVORITE BIKE & WHY?FAVOURITE DISTANCE: Long distances – that’s where I can take of advantage of my swim + bike combo!
Elite team member
18 years old, Junior Elite, Aspire Academy StudentFAVORITE RACE: Subic Bay TriathlonBEST ADVICE FOR NOVICE TRIATHLETES: Be patient with your results and be consistent with your training – the most important part is to enjoy!BEST RACE RESULT: 2018 Aqaba West Asian Championship U19 ChampionLONG TERM TRIATHLON GOALS: Go under two hours for the Olympic distance and represent Qatar at the ITU Elite World Championships and major GamesBEST MOMENT IN TRIATHLON: The mass start of every swim, the feeling of the waves, the excitement of the atmosphereFAVOURITE DISTANCE: Short course triathlon will always be my favourite, not only is it fun, it’s fast and takes a lot out of you!
Abdulla Al Kaabi
32 years old, 30-34, Football ManagerFAVORITE RACE: Kalmar IronmanBEST ADVICE FOR NOVICE TRIATHLETES: Stay healthy and work with a good coach.BEST RACE RESULT: 11h22 at Ironman DistanceLONG TERM TRIATHLON GOALS: Sub 9h Ironman, win SAMLA, and qualify for Boston marathonBEST MOMENT IN TRIATHLON: Finishing my first Ironman in Kalmar, Sweden in a new Qatari best timeFAVORITE DISTANCE: Long distances because I find my true self during the event
Essa Al Maadeed
26 years old, 25-29, Lekhwiya OfficerFAVORITE RACE: Gold Coast ITUBEST ADVICE FOR NOVICE TRIATHLETES: Take good care of your diet, and body – it’s more important than equipmentBEST RACE RESULT: 5th at 2018 Qatar Elite Triathlon National ChampionshipsLONG TERM TRIATHLON GOALS: Qatar National Champion & sub 10 hour IronmanBEST MOMENT IN TRIATHLON: Representing Qatar at the ITU Grand Final in 2018 and finishing in 2h23 for the standard distanceFAVORITE BIKE & WHY?FAVOURITE DISTANCE: Short distances, since I can use my finishing speed better
Fahad Al Mohammed
30 years old, 30-34 Head of the Department of Definition of Islam, Bin Zaid CenterFAVORITE RACE: Doha TriathlonBEST ADVICE FOR NOVICE TRIATHLETES: Be patient to reach your goalsBEST RACE RESULT: Sprint triathlon 1h12:10LONG TERM TRIATHLON GOALS: be in the top 3 elites in QatarBEST MOMENT IN TRIATHLON: Finishing my first IM 70.3 in Colombo, Sri LankaFAVORITE BIKE & WHY?FAVOURITE DISTANCE: Long distances because I know how to manage my power
Mubarak Al Ajji
31 years old, 30-34 age group, School Physical Education TeacherFAVORITE RACE: SAMLABEST ADVICE FOR NOVICE TRIATHLETES: Find your passion within the sport, and pursuit it the best you canBEST RACE RESULT: 2nd place at the 2018 Qatar Elite National Triathlon ChampionshipsLONG TERM TRIATHLON GOALS: Top 3 in SAMLABEST MOMENT IN TRIATHLON: First Qatari at the 2018 Al Ghariya TriathlonFAVOURITE DISTANCE: Any distance, and format. I love to race off road, drafting on the road, or all day/night ultra events!