Muscat: Global adventure event 'Spartan' race was held for the first time in Salalah on Friday.
The race saw participation of 800 athletes from across the world. It was held under the auspices of HH Sayyid Marwan bin Turki al Said, Governor of Dhofar.
The race was organised by Spartan Arabia in cooperation with the Dhofar Municipality and Omran Group.
All participants were treated to the scenic natural beauty of Salalah during their adventures in the Spartan Super Race for a distance of 10 km and 25 obstacles, in addition to four other races dedicated to age groups for children.
The Spartan Super 10 km and 25 hurdles race was won by Mohammad al Hasani from the UAE, while Czech Republic's Richard Hynek took second place and Oman's Obaid al Nuaimi came in third place.
In the men's race for 18 to 24 years, Abdullah Fouad came in first place, Saif al Naqly came second and Mohammad Karam finished third.
In the female race for 29 to 35 years, Rawan Salah claimed the top spot. Farah al Hazeem claimed second place and Alaa Benslameh finished third.
In the men's 25 to 29 years category, Abdulaziz al Houti finished first. Alexander Fedotov came second and Mohammed al Balushi claimed third.
In the women's 30 to 34 years, Ruby Dalida came top, Nour Ismail took second spot and Jennifer Estee claimed third place.
In the men's race for 30 to 34 years, Butti al Nuaimi claimed the top spot. Ahmed Mustafa al Mohammed came in second and Juan Fortunato finished third.
In the women's 35 to 39 years, Radmila Bakic snatched the first place, followed by Maryam al Akhras and Daniel Maranan. In the men's race for 35 to 39 years, the first place was claimed by Al Hammadi Salah. Marius Daniel came second and Ahmed Mubarak finished third.
In the women's 40 to 44 years, Melissa Woods came in first place, Khawla Saleh took second place and Marvi Joy Andoyan finished third. In the same age group for men's, Hamid al Mahri came in first place, Nawaf Mubarak took second place and Omar al Mutairi claimed third place.
In the women's 45 to 49 years, Anleen Van Wyck won first place. In the men's race, Simon Bieber came in first place, Manuel Yahya took second and Alex Buckley finished third.
Nather Saqan emerged champion in men's 50 to 54 years, while Khaled al Saif claimed the title of men's 55 to 59 years category.