How to Watch 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain – Ironman Triathlon Live Stream Online Coverage
IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain promises to be more than just a sporting event. It is a celebration of triathlon and Middle Eastern culture over a weekend that will keep you engaged with family-friendly side events, as well as an opportunity to experience the entertaining opening and closing ceremonies.
2018 IRONMAN 70.3 MIDDLE EAST CHAMPIONSHIP
DATE:THURSDAY, 6TH DECEMBER 2018 – SATURDAY, 8TH DECEMBER 2018
TIME:9:00AM TO 07:00PM
VENUE:THE AVENUES PARK
IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain was the first IRONMAN event in the region and is now into its fourth year.
IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain offers 60 qualifying slots and 25 women for TRI slots for the 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Nice, France.
IRONMAN 70.3 Bahrain – Saturday 8th December 2018
The IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship returns to Bahrain in December, a venue we have visited twice before (including in 2017), and thoroughly enjoyed. With a city-based race (in the capital, Manama), close to the airport and direct flights too, it is also a surprisingly easy trip if you are considering visiting from the UK.
The Kingdom of Bahrain will host IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on 8th of December 2018. Now on its fourth year, the event continues to attract more participation from Age-Group athletes and the world’s best Professionals. In 2017 that included the likes of Daniela Ryf, Kristian Blummenfelt, Javier Gomez and Holly Lawrence, amongst many others.
THE GREAT ESCAPE TO AN ADRENALINE-PACKED CHAMPIONSHIP
IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship is the perfect event to go on a great escape from the cold weather and end the triathlon season for 2018. The final IRONMAN race weekend of the year brings a sensational adrenaline-filled Championship. On 8th of December, Bahrain welcomes international athletes to a one transition race with a fast new course designed to beat personal best.
SPECTACULAR NEW RACE COURSE AND VENUE
The start and finish line welcome athletes in the heart of Kingdom’s capital in Manama at The Avenues Mall, a waterfront shopping centre along Bahrain Bay with a spectacular view surrounded by the city’s skyscrapers.
A NEW AND EXCITING EVENT FOR KIDS
Despite more than 40 years of history, IRONMAN is still a fairly new addition to sporting events in the Middle East. In Bahrain, the event is continuously evolving and has expanded in opening a triathlon race for kids last year, adding and a new fun and exciting IRONKIDS Aquathlon race for 2018. IRONKIDS AQUATHLON with a distance from 100 metres to 1.5 kilometres is open to children from 14 years and below.
The race for IRONKIDS and IRONGIRL is scheduled on Friday, 7th of December 2018.
Every year, the organising committee brings new ideas and concepts to continue to further develop this already popular event.
QUALIFY FOR A SLOT TO THE 2019 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN FRANCE
For the fastest Age-Groupers, IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain offers 40 qualifying slots for the 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Nice, France.