In pictures: Ironman 70.3 middle east championship Bahrain

His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa said that holding the IRONKIDS and the IRONGIRLS aims to encourage children and girls to exercise sports and adopt a healthy lifestyle as well as to spur them into participating in triathlon activities which have a positive long-term impact on the human life.
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HH Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa is congratulated by Holly Lawrence (L) of Great Britain and Daniela Ryf (R) of Switzerland after finishing the men's race of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 25, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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HH Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa celebrates finishing the men's race of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 25, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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Kristian Blummenfelt of Norway celebrates as he wins the men's race of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 25, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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Holly Lawrence of Great Britain celebrates as she wins the women's race of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 25, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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Kristian Blummenfelt (C) of Norway in 1st place, Terenzo Bozzone (L) of New Zealand in 2nd place and Sven Riederer (R) of Switzerland in 3rd place celebrate their positions in the men's race of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 25, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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Holly Lawrence (C) of Great Britain in 1st place, Anne Haug (L) of Germany in 2nd place and Daniela Ryf (R) of Switzerland in 3rd place celebrate their positions in the women's race of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 25, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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Kristian Blummenfelt of Norway competes in the bike section of Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 25, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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Children compete in the Iron Kids race of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 24, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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Alistair Brownlee (C) of Britain competes in the swim section of Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 25, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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Children compete in the Iron Kids race of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 24, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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HH Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa poses for the media with his children after the Iron Kids race of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 24, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.
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Women prepare for the start of IronGirl ahead of IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain on November 24, 2017 in Bahrain, Bahrain.