Mikel Calahorra - Mikel Calahorra

Mikel Calahorra Bahrain

Birthdate 31 October 1983
Height 181 cms / 71 inches
Weight 73 kgs / 160 lbls
Marital Status Single
Nationality Spanish
Represents Bahrain
Residence Bahrain
Started Triathlon 2001
Professional Since 2017

Mikel Calahorra
Mikel Calahorra

Mikel Calahorra is the first age group athlete to become a member of the Bahrain Endurance 13 Team. A four-time Ironman World Championship qualifier and finisher, Mikel coaches Bahrain’s long-distance triathlon group headed by His Highness Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

An avid athlete from his childhood in Spain, Mikel eventually turned to triathlons even as he relocated to Bahrain for work as an engineer. As he began racing locally with other expats, he was approached to train the princes for Ironman competition and was instrumental in bringing in long-distance triathlon races to the region.

He created the first Middle East girls team, who began from zero fitness to completing half-iron distance competitions. He also coaches the reigning Arab and African duathlon champion, and coached the first ever Bahraini woman to finish an Ironman.

All World Athlete Profile: Mikel Calahorra http://ap.ironman.com/triathlon/news/articles/2014/07/awa-profile-mikel-calahorra.aspx#axzz4YAIA9VjS

The Emotional Story of Mikel Calahorra http://www.triatlonchannel.com/2014/10/07/la-emotiva-historia-de-mikel-calahorra/

Kona Bound Men from Western Australia and Cozumel http://www.ironman.com/triathlon-news/articles/2011/05/kona-bound-men-from-western-australia-and-cozumel.aspx#axzz4YAeUA84u


Results

Date Event Athlete Media Status Position
2017 Oct 14
Ironman World Championship - Kona US Kona, United States
Mikel Calahorra Mikel Calahorra
Spanish
Finished 111th
2017 Jun 25
Ironman 70.3 Coeur d'Alene US Idaho, United States
Mikel Calahorra Mikel Calahorra
Spanish
Finished 4th

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2017 Dec 04

Bozzone goes back to back in Busselton

Monday, December 4, 2017

Terenzo Bozzone has rounded out four straight weekends of racing with a successful title defense at Ironman Western Australia. After securing the Ironman 70.3 Los Cabos title and taking very close seconds at Island House Triathlon and Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain, it seems the talented Kiwi has gotten faster the more he has raced.
2017 Oct 09
Frodeno, Ryf primed for World Championship title defence

Monday, October 9, 2017

Bahrain Endurance 13 has fielded seven of its best athletes to the Ironman World Championship on October 14. With their entire seasons building up to this point in the year, all of them are ready to tackle the most iconic race of the sport, including defending champions Daniela Ryf and Jan Frodeno.
2017 Oct 07
It's Kona Time . . .

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Bahrain Endurance 13 are well represented at the 2017 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii with seven of our team now on the Big Island ready to tackle the most iconic race in our sport on October 14.
2017 Sep 05
Bahrain Endurance ready to fire in Chattanooga & Santa Cruz

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Championship season is heating up with the Bahrain Endurance Team heading into the Ironman 70.3 World Championships. The races will be held over two days, with female athletes racing on Saturday and male athletes on Sunday.

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