QOC to host Islamic Triathlon Championship in March

January 28, 2014 - 4:25:18 am
Doha: Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) will organise the 15th edition of the prestigious Islamic Triathlon Championship in March at Sealine Beach.

It will hold the event in collaboration with Qatar Shooting and Archery Federation (QSAF), Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) and Qatar Endurance Committee (QEC).

The organising committee of the event has begun making managerial and technical arrangements in cooperation with QSAF, QSA and QEC. 

Mohammad Essa Al Fadala, Head of QOC Activities Section and Tournament Director, said registration is open for participants from Qatar, GCC and member countries of Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF). 

An ISSF regulation allows participants from Islamic countries to compete, provided they are physically fit and pass examinations prescribed by the organising committee. 

It also stipulates that the number of participants should not be less than 20 and more than 50, QOC said on its website. 

An ISSF  delegation will attend the championship and supervise technical and official affairs.