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UCI launches Olympic virtual series

With much of the northern hemisphere looking forward to getting outdoors more often, here in Qatar the long hot summer is about to hit. Ideal then that the UCI has teamed up with the IOC and the Zwift virtual cycling game to bring us 28 days of Olympic themed events starting this week. QCF and […]

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First Qatar Woman to Qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation would like to congratulate Tala Abujbara on her qualification for the Olympic Games in Tokyo later this summer. This earns her the distinction of being the first Qatari woman to qualify for a place in the world’s foremost sporting competition. Tala’s event will be the 2000m single scull, but as […]

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Cycling safety in the press – what is valid?

Recently, there have been articles in the press regarding cycling safety and law in Qatar. These were written as a result of the authorities taking action against a particular cycling safety problem faced in Al Ruwais. Both articles we have seen were unclear in differentiating between legal requirements, good practice and sound safety advice. For […]

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Olympic Cycling Track closures notification

Due to the Ashghal Trime Trial Series races taking place on the Olympic Cycling Track and to ensure safe and fair competition for all, sections will be closed to public cycling on three Tuesday evenings in the coming weeks. The closures are: Tuesday 13th October 18:00 – 20:00: Closed between Lusail OCT parking and Al Dayeen […]

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Qatar National Team

Szymon Jakub Wasiak (Poland/UK)

Szymon is a High Performance UCI Cycling Coach and ex pro Rider
Goal: Produce an Olympic Champion

Abdullah Al Jaaidi (Qatar)

Qualification: UCI Level 2 Coach
Goal: Support the athletes in their development path

Mouhcine Rhaili (Morocco)

UCI Level 1 Coach and ex National Team rider
Goal: Develop young athletes and discover cycling talents in Qatar

Tariq Ismaili (Iran)

UCI Coach and ex Qatar National Team rider
Nationality: Iran
Goal: Introduce the youngest riders to cycling adventure

Fadel Al Khater

Favourite race: Tour Of Oman
Rider Type: All-rounder
Best piece of advice: Always give it all!
Best result: 2019 Qatar ITT Champion
Goal: Win an Olympic medal
Favourite bike: Cannondale Aero Bike, the fastest bike in the world

Marwan Al Jalham

Favourite race: Cape Epic SA
Rider Type: Puncheur
Best piece of advice: plan workout for your goals, be patient don’t rush yourself to avoid mistakes
Best result: 2019 Qatar MTB Champion
Goal: Represent my country in Olympic Games
Favourite bike: Cannondale Lefty. Amazing design and super light

Abdulla Al Khater

Favourite race: Tour de France
Rider Type: All-rounder
Best piece of advice: Always wear a cycling helmet
Best result: 3rd Qatar ITT Championships
Goal: Win an Olympic medal
Favourite bike: Cipolini, perfect geometry for my body

Abdullah Al Jaaidi

Favourite race: Vuelta Espania
Rider Type: All-rounder
Best piece of advice: Train with the team – together you are stronger !
Best result: GCC Tour stage winner
Goal: Win a medal in Asian Games
Favourite bike: BMC – the best technology!

Khaleel Al Rahman

Favourite race: Milan-San Remo
Rider Type: Sprinter
Best piece of advice: It’s never too late to become a champion !
Best result: 2nd place in Arab championships road race
Cycling Goal: Win an Asian Games medal
Favourite bike: Specialised Venge, it’s a great bike for sprinters

Nayef Al Mesallam

Favourite race: Tour of Qatar
Rider Type: All-rounder
Goal: Represent my country in the Olympic Games
Favourite bike: Cannondale Lefty