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Dr Shaikh Saqer bin Salman Al Khalifa
Dr Shaikh Saqer to Lead Bahrain's New Triathlon Association


21 Dec 2013
Manama, Bahrain: Dr Shaikh Saqer bin Salman Al Khalifa has been appointed President of the Bahrain Triathlon Association. The decision was declared by the Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, on December 19.Other board members are Yousef Mohammed Al Thawadi, Abdulmohsin Al Qosaibi, Abbas Mousa, Abdulla Al Shamlan, Sara Al Sammak and Mai Al Hajji.

Shaikh Nasser said launching the Triathlon Association was in line with the need to have a separate foundation organising triathlon competitions, and noted that Bahrain had recently become qualified to host international triathlon championships; these had proved very popular for local and overseas participants.

The BOC President urged the newly-elected association to establish solid communications with the international federation and benefit from their experience to develop the sport.

Dr Shaikh Saqer expressed pride for being given this important task and thanked Shaikh Nasser for putting his trust in him.
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