His Majesty the King’s representative for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and Supreme Council for Youth and Sports chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa has praised the important role played by ministries, corporates and sponsoring companies in the success of the Ironman Middle East 70.3 Championship Bahrain.
Shaikh Nasser said that the support has helped promote the kingdom’s urban and historic achievements.
His remarks came during a ceremony organised to honour the sponsoring companies and other supporters. The sponsors and supporters were honoured by Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs Ayman bin Tawfiq Almoayyed ant Bahrain Olympic Committee secretary-general Mohammed Al Nisf in the presence of prominent sports figures.
Shaikh Nasser expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the support to the event by the sponsors, affirming that their backing was crucial in putting Bahrain again at the centre of the world’s attention through this prestigious competition which attracted leading triathletes from both genders.
“The Ironman Middle East 70.3 Championship has been a remarkable success at all levels, notably the organisational aspect thanks to the efforts of the High Organising Committee members who worked tirelessly for such a unique achievement,” Shaikh Nasser said, adding, “This has once again proved our capability to deliver any major event in extraordinary fashion,”
Shaikh Nasser also praised the nationwide support given to the event through the collaboration of various government agencies.