Qatar Foundation Aquathlon powered by fit20
Driven by our passion to encourage everyone to live a healthier life, fit20 is this year again the proud sponsor of the Qatar Foundation Aquathlon organized by the Tri Club Doha. The kick-off of the season was held on 11 October 2019, the next two races will be hosted on 21st of February 2020 and 3rd of April 2020.
Held at the Qatar Foundation Recreation centre, the event witnessed a record number of close to 300 participants. It was an exciting afternoon with a healthy competition in the mix.
The highlight of the afternoon for us were all the tiny tot participants of the mini Kids and the Kids category who won every attendees heart with their enthusiasm and zeal to complete the challenge.
Andrii Shokarov (Ukraine) and Sophie Clarke (Great Britain) walked away with the Sprint (Open) distance gold medals while Team Misone won the Relay Team Challenge. Sprint (Masters) gold medallist were Manuel Miceli (Italy) and Mayane Halleux (France). The Schools League podium victory was snatched up by Newton International Academy - with more than 20 children competing on the day.
The Qatar Foundation Aquathlon series, powered by fit20 caters for all ages and levels, from the complete beginner finding their legs, to more experienced athletes looking to compete and measure themselves against others on the sprint course. The combination of a swim and run for time is challenging and a great way to build up for triathlons.