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Olympic champion Brownlee goes for Abu Dhabi International Triathlon title

14/11/2012
  • Abu Dhabi sun - new test for Team GB’s Golden Boy
Team GB’s gold medal winning Olympic triathlete and back-to-back European Triathlon Union champion, Alistair Brownlee, has thrown his hat in the ring for the 2013 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon, which holds one of the sport’s richest purses.

The 25-year-old Yorkshire lad will start his 2013 season in Abu Dhabi in March on the energy-sapping 111.5kms Abu Dhabi short course – which comprises a 1.5kms swim, 100kms bike and 10kms run – and says preparing for warm Arabian temperatures will be a key factor in his winter training.

The Abu Dhabi International Triathlon offers three course distances; the 223km ‘long course’ (3km swim, a 200km cycle and 20km run), the half-length ‘short’ course, and the sprint course (750m swim, a 50km bike and 5km run). Both the ‘short’ and the ‘sprint’ can be run as a team relay.

The 2013 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon starts with a sunrise swim in the Arabian Gulf’s shimmering turquoise waters off Abu Dhabi’s Blue Flagged public beach, before weaving through closed roads along the Corniche Beach, up to the spectacular Yas Island and around the Yas Marina Circuit – home to the annual Formula 1™ Eithad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - before returning to the heart of the UAE capital.

For more information or to enter, visit www.abudhabitriathlon.com.
Entry fees for the long and short distances are US$190 (AED695) and US $130 (AED475) respectively, while sprint course rates are US$75 (AED 275) for individuals and US $120 (AED440) for a team. The fee for the team relay is US$280 (AED1,022).

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