“The Abu Dhabi National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority has announced the cancellation of all outdoor activities from Friday, March 8 to Sunday, March 10, due to forecasted heavy rainfall and thunderstorms” , World Triathlon said in a press release on Friday. Two events were scheduled for Friday, the men’s and women’s sprint races, as well as the mixed relay on Saturday. The resumption of the season must therefore take place on May 11 and 12 in Yokohama (Japan), the next stop on the world circuit on the calendar.