Friday, 5 Mar 2021
The iconic and internationally acclaimed sporting event Ironman 70.3 will be held in the sultanate, supported by the Ministry of Tourism (MoT).

Oman Air becomes official carrier of Ironman

The triathlon competitors will be held in the capital city of Muscat, which will develop a ideal backdrop for Ironman 70.three, supplying guests an chance to go to Muscat and appreciate the hospitality of the city and the folks of Oman. In the run up to the Ironman 70.three, Oman will also host its initial ever 5i50 triathlon on November 18.

It is with pride that Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate will be supporting the occasion as the official carrier. Through this occasion, thousands of athletes and spectators are anticipated to flock to Muscat. Oman Air gives up to 200 flights per day into Muscat which will make sure an straightforward and seamless access to all these that are participating in the occasion. Additionally Oman air will supply totally free bike carriage to the guests that will participate in Ironman occasion. For these guests that need accommodation and transfer solutions in addition to the air ticket, Oman Air Holidays has some fantastic packages on supply.

The race is supported by the Oman Ministry of Tourism and the athletes and spectators will be in a position to appreciate the remarkable sceneries surrounding the capital city of Muscat although cheering or finishing a 1.9km (1.two-mile) swim, 90.1km (56-mile) bike ride and 21.1km (13.1-mile) run. The Arabian seas supply for a non-wetsuit swim, which will be held in the calm, clear waters beside the appealing suburb of Shatti al Qurm in downtown Muscat. The cycling route will also take spot across the beach location, exactly where bikers will take a route by means of all of Muscat’s primary attractions such as the Royal Opera House, the Muscat Gate, Al Bustan Palace and Wadi Kabir road, in addition to 18 November Expressway. 

The winners will qualify for the International Ironman Championship to be held in Nice, France in 2019.

In addition to meetings and incentives, events are expanding in stature as nicely as frequencies as Oman is building into a planet-class occasion hosting location. In its commitment to market the expanding demand for international meetings, incentive, conferencing and exhibition events (MICE), Oman Air has a devoted team to tailor-make a package of items and solutions to suit the certain needs of any planned occasion in the Sultanate.

Abdulaziz al Raisi, CEO of Oman Air, stated, “We are really nicely placed to assistance a variety of main events in Oman and supply devoted solutions to groups travelling with Oman Air.

“In the past, we have sponsored and supported many events ranging from sports to business and culture, in an effort to promote the diversity of our beautiful country. From large corporate gatherings to the Extreme Sailing Series, the European Golf Tour, Al Mouj Muscat Marathon and now the Ironman, Oman can be showcased in many different ways attracting a diverse audience to our beautiful country.”

The Ironman 70.three race is organised by the Ironman Foundation in collaboration with Wanda Sports and Triathlon Middle East.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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