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Fabio Spiteri performs well in Abu Dhabi Triathlon

Posted By Sportinmalta On March 28, 2014 @ 8:03 am In Featured,Triathlon | No Comments

Agones Sfc athlete, triathlete of the year Fabio Spiteri recently took part in the Abu Dhabi International triathlon alongside 2400 athletes. The starting line up also included the Olympic gold and bronze medalists Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee.

Despite the bad weather on the days leading to the race due to a storm build up in the gulf, on race day the weather was perfect , mild wind and warm weather.

Starting in the 7th Wave ( age group 40 – 45 ) Spiteri had to cover 1.5km swim , 100km bike and 10km run distances. Out from the calm waters in front of Emirates palace with a personal best, Spiteri went on to cycle the bike leg on the Abu Dhabi highway, (bike leg which also included the YAS Marine circuit past the Ferrari buildings) with an average of 39km/hr. Spiteri went on to covered the 10km run in 38 degrees temperatures in a time of 42 minutes.


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