9th edition of Watamu triathlon held at Turtle Bay with eye on sports tourism
Abdalla Mansoor emerged the winner of the 9th edition of the Watamu Triathlon as he used the shorter sprint race to prepare for an upcoming triathlon in Tanzania.
Other athletes who dazzled were Asa Forsman, Jo Zaremba, Amir Masaudi and John Otieno. In the Olympic distance race, competitors begun with 1.5km swim followed by 40kilometres bike and 10kilometres run. The triathlon also featured both a sprint distance race which featured a 750m swim, 20kilometre bike race and 5 kilometre run. The triathlon attracted more than 70 athletes both local and international and was organized by Turtle Bay beach resort and H&A sports among other corporates in the tourism industry. Incidentally Kenya was also represented in triathlon at the commonwealth games by Mombsa-based Hanifa Said and Mohammed Said Suleiman.
Tue Apr 17 13:24:20 EAT 2018