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AUS wins Intercollegiate Bench Press Competition for the third consecutive time
Around 50 contestants from various universities participated in the third AUS Intercollegiate Bench Press Competition held at the Sports Complex on November 22. AUS lifters performed spectacularly well to claim the title for the third consecutive year with two gold, five silver and five bronze medals.
Competitions were conducted in eight categories and the participants fought for the title in a very competitive atmosphere. Emirates Aviation University, Skyline University College, University of Wollonong Dubai, Ajman University, University of Sharjah and American University in the Emirates took part in the competition along with AUS.
Mohammed Reza and Mohammed Khalil won gold while Saad Khalid, Bassel Derbieh, Lais Mahmoud Hecham, Zaid Hisham Al Beak and Salem Herzallan received silver medals. Elridge Fernandes, Ahmed Omer, Jamal Hani Hamadeh, Karim Alaaedin Elahwal and Naser Issa Odtallah were the bronze medal winners.
The closing ceremony took place in the Sports Complex and Dr. Mohamed Helal, the Director of the Student Athletics and Recreation Department, presented the awards to the winners.