March 23, 2013. Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
Today marks history in the Middle East for the endurance community. Today, March 23,, 2013, the International Triathlon Union conducted its first ever race on Arab soil. The 2013 Sharm El-Sheikh ITU Triathlon Arabic Open Championships were held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. It was a sprint distance draft legal ITU race (750m swim/20k bike/5k run) and 11 Arab nations were represented.
Professional Egyptian triathlete, Omar Nour, who normally trains in Boulder, Colorado USA under the tutelage of a world renowned coach, Neal Henderson, has been