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West Asian and Asian Triathlon Championships concludes

By JT - Oct 29,2018 - Last updated at Oct 29,2018

AMMAN — The West Asian and Asian Triathlon Championships concluded following a hugely successful event in Ayla, Aqaba, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

The event welcomed 170 leading triathletes from 38 countries. Michael Lore, of Canada, took the elite title while Denmark’s Alexandra Mayer took the women’s elite crown.

Egypt’s Basma Al Salamuni took the U-23 women’s category while the men’s went to Syria’s Mohammad Al Sabbag. Sameera Al Baitar, of Bahrain, took the West Asian women’s category while Syria’s Mohammad Khuri took men’s.

There was success for the host nation, with Yazeed Khurma winning the men’s duathlon and Muna Jaber taking the women’s.

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