DOHA – The competitions of the QNB Asia Triathlon Cup Doha 2021, organized by the Qatar Triathlon Federation (QTF) will get underway on Friday .

The two-day event – with $20,000 up for grabs in prize money - will be held at Lusail Marina where 59 athletes from 21 countries will cover World Triathlon’s Olympic distances in swimming, cycling and running.

Hosts Qatar will also field five athletes at the November 26-27 event including the experienced Ebrahim al-Romaihi during the event that is part of the Continental Cup Series supported by World Triathlon, the global governing body.

This week’s QNB Asia Triathlon Cup Doha 2021 will mark the return of the international triathlon events to Qatar for the first time since the Asian Games held in 2006.

The participating athletes will cover 1500 meters swim around the Yacht Club in Lusail Marina. This will be followed by a 40-km cycling phase that will end with athletes completing a flat 10km run.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee