Abu Dhabi once again hosted the opening race of the global World Triathlon Championship Series on 3 - 4 March 2023. Thousands of age group and junior athletes from UAE, the GCC and beyond joined the world's best elite and elite para triathletes on Yas Marina Circuit for this landmark event - the 8th year that Abu Dhabi has played host to triathlon's most prestigious race series.

Races for all ages and abilities 

With six race distance options, World Triathlon Championship Series Abu Dhabi had something for all - from first-timers taking on a new challenge; seasoned triathletes gunning for a podium spot; and tiny champs from 6 years and above! 

Watch the world's best go head-to-head

The world's best elite and para athletes went head-to-head chasing precious Olympic and Paralympic qualifying points in the elite races. Thousands watched from the F1 grandstands to catch these incredible athletes in action - cheering Great Britain's Alex Yee and Beth Potter to victory in the elite men's and women's races respectively.

Jam-packed Athlete Village and Expo

The fun wasn't confined to the race course. Our Athlete Village and Expo, centered in the F1 pit lanes, was jam-packed with family-friendly entertainment, retail booths, delicious food and beverage, viewing platforms to watch loved one's race, live graffiti artists...and more. It was the perfect weekend out for the whole family!

Stay tuned for news on the 2024 event!

2023 World Triathlon Season: ALL ON THE LINE