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Gulf Medical University Annual Sports Festival 2017 Concludes; Over 40 Trophies Awarded to Winners

Gulf Medical University Annual Sports Festival 2017 Concludes; Over 40 Trophies Awarded to Winners


Mangalore Today News Network

Dubai, Mar 4, 2017 :Gulf Medical University’s (GMU) Annual Sports Festival 2017, the largest inter-university sports festival in the region concluded on Thursday, 2nd March 2017 with a grand closing ceremony held at the University campus, bringing to a close 6 days of healthy competitions participated by more than 2000 students from 28 different colleges and universities, in 226 events across 10 categories.


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The closing ceremony of the 16th annual sports festival, held at the GMU campus in Ajman was attended by GMU Provost Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, the chief guest of the ceremony, the Deans of the colleges of GMU, the sports directors, officials and students from the participating institutions as well as GMU students. More than 40 trophies for the winners were awarded by the chief guest.  All the participants were awarded certificates of participation.

This year’s event, which was inaugurated on 25th February, had competitions in football, cricket, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, badminton, throw ball, squash and swimming.

The grand sports festival is held each year keeping in view the philosophy of GMU “Healthy Body for a Healthy Mind” and to instill the spirit of sportsmanship and healthy competition among the students, according to Dr. Joshua Ashok, Dean - Student Affairs, who is also Chairman-Sports Committee of GMU. “We thank Mr. ThumbayMoideen, Founder,President Board of Governors of GMU for his constant support to the annual sports festival,” he said, adding, “We also thank the participating institutions for the huge popularity of the event.”
The festival was hosted and organized by Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, the award-winning network of health clubs operated by the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group. The closing ceremony was followed by a banquet dinner.


Prize Winners in the Inter-University Tournaments:

1.CRICKET– Boys

RUNNER UPCity International Training Centre, Ajman
  WINNERICBEST Gulf Information & Resource Centre, Sharjah

2.CRICKET– Boys

Manof the Match    Mr. Farooq (ICBEST, Sharjah)

3.CRICKET– Boys

Best Batsman        Mr. Sajjad (ICBEST, Sharjah)

4.CRICKET– Boys

Best Bowler        Mr. Ehsan (ICBEST, Sharjah)

5.    CRICKET– Girls
RUNNER UP        Gulf Medical University, Ajman
                  WINNER            University of Wollongong, Dubai

6.  CRICKET– Girls

Man of the Match    Ms. Esha (University of Wollongong, Dubai)

7.    CRICKET– Girls

Best Batsman        Ms. Hamdala (Gulf Medical University, Ajman)

8.  CRICKET– Girls

Best Bowler        Ms. Ruqiya (Gulf Medical University, Ajman)

9.    FOOTBALL– Boys

   RUNNER UP        City University College of Ajman
WINNER         University of Sharjah

10.    FOOTBALL– Girls

      RUNNER UP        Murdoch University, Dubai
      WINNER         Heriot Watt University

11.    BASKETBALL – Boys

 RUNNER UP        Canadian University, Dubai
WINNER         University of Sharjah

12.    BASKETBALL – Girls


RUNNER UP        Gulf Medical University, Ajman
  WINNER         Manipal University, Dubai

13.    BADMINTON – Boys

  RUNNER UP    Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS Pilani, Dubai)
 WINNER     Heriot Watt University

14.    BADMINTON –Girls

   RUNNER UP         Birla Institute of Technology RAK

 WINNER     Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS Pilani, Dubai)

15.    TABLE TENNIS – Boys


   RUNNER UP        Heriot Watt University
WINNER         University of Sharjah

16.    TABLE TENNIS – Girls

  RUNNER UP        Manipal University, Dubai
WINNER         Heriot Watt University

17.    TENNIS – Boys   

RUNNER UP    Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS Pilani, Dubai)
 WINNER     Canadian University, Dubai

18.    TENNIS – Girls
RUNNER UP    Gulf Medical University, Ajman

    WINNER     Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS Pilani, Dubai)

19.    THROWBALL – Girls

RUNNER UP    Birla Institute of Technology RAK
WINNER     Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS Pilani, Dubai)

20.    VOLLEYBALL – Boys
 RUNNER UP        Heriot Watt University
       WINNER         Victoria College, Sharjah

21.    SQUASH – Boys


RUNNER UP        University of Sharjah
     WINNER         American University of Sharjah   

22.    SWIMMING – Boys

RUNNER UP        American University of Sharjah   
WINNER    University of Sharjah

23.    SWIMMING – Girls

  RUNNER UP        Manipal University, Dubai
WINNER         American University of Sharjah   



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