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Jordan’s Fanous 4th as Aqaba hosts Asian Triathlon Championships

By JT - Oct 07,2017 - Last updated at Oct 07,2017

AMMAN — Jordan’s Lawrence Fanous finished fourth at the 2017 Asian Triathlon Championships in Aqaba, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service. Fanous finished as the top Arab in a quality international field that was brought home by Australia’s Marcel Walkington.

The Australian crossed the finish line in 58:17 minutes, beating Hungary’s Georgiou Sus and Andréa Shegani who finished second and third.

Fanous was only 11 seconds behind the winner and was followed home in the Arab and West Asian section by Syria’s Ahmad Marndli and Jordan’s Kareem Othman.

In the Women’s triathlon, Ukraine’s Yulia Yalestratova – who participated in three Olympic Games— clinched first place in 1:06:13, followed by Hungary’s Zanet Bragmair and Kazakhstan’s Alexandra Kukhan. Jordan’s Kareena Othman finished third on the Arab and West Asian categories, crossing the line in 1:16:37.

In the female Age Group category, Jordan’s Mariam Sha’ban clinched first place, flowed by USA’s Christen Bagin and Mary Kakkas. In the male age group category, Jordan’s Mohammad Al Sawalmeh was second behind the UAE’s Faris Al Za’abi.

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