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Bahraini Ambassador to Washington congratulates HH Shaikh Nasser on winning the Iron Man North American Championship

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States, Shaikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa, has extended his congratulations to the Representative to His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and the Bahrain Olympic Committee President, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa on winning the Iron Man North American Championship under 49 age category which concluded in Texas yesterday.

The ambassador described this great sporting achievement as a result of the support offered by the wise leadership and adds to the series of the previous sports achievements made by His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa for the Kingdom of Bahrain

He said that the achievement also comes as a result of the efforts made by His Highness in preparation for this important competitive contest.

HH Shaikh Nasser’s sports achievements stand for an exemplary model that will inspire Bahraini youth and embolden them to participate in sports championships and raise the flag of the Kingdom at international sporting events, remarked the ambassador “This second time HH Shaikh Nasser participates in sporting event in the United States in less than a year which reflects a distinctive image of the Kingdom in the various US states.

It is noteworthy that the Iron Man North American Championship has attracted 17,500 people from across the United States and the world. It is also worth mentioning that the endurance team 13, established by His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa has pushed the Bahraini sports scene towards universality.

It is like a call on citizens and residents to take interest in triathlon and iron man competitions in particular and a catalyst for them to exercise for an overall better life.

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