Mariam Shaaban has won gold for her age group at the Asian Triathlon Cup hosted in Ayla, Aqaba.
The tournament welcomed 85 triathletes in the elite category, and 120 players across the various age categories representing 34 countries, including the 10 Arab nations of Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Algeria, and Jordan.
Shaaban was first in the Under 30 age group, after she finished in a time of 1 hour 14 minutes 8 seconds.
Kuwait’s Huda Al-Saleh was second in 1.22:57, and her compatriot, Noura Al-Hussein, was third with a time of 1.30:17.
In the elite men's category, Matthew Wright, of Barbados, took first; Britain's Lestin Harriet came second and and Hong Kong’s Jason Tai Long came in third.
The elite women's category was won by Germany’s Marilyn Gomez, with The Netherlands’ Barbara de Kooning in second and Austrian, Sarah Velik, in third.