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Leopards shine at AUS Men’s and Women’s Intercollegiate Racket Tournament
The AUS Men's and Women's Intercollegiate Racket Tournament witnessed exciting matches of skill and determination among 12 men's teams and 12 women's teams in its 12th edition held March 13 and 14. Badminton and table tennis competitions were conducted for both men and women, and a squash tournament was held for the men's teams. The AUS men clinched first place in squash and badminton, and second place in table tennis. The AUS women placed second in badminton and table tennis.
Along with AUS, participating teams came from the University of Wollongong in Dubai, BITS-Pilani Dubai, Manipal University, Skyline University College, Canadian University Dubai, Emirates Aviation University, Ajman University of Science and Technology, Success Point College, Amity University Dubai, University of Sharjah, City University College of Ajman.
Dr. Moza Al Shehhi, Dean of Students, expressed her happiness in the increase in participation this year and congratulated the AUS teams for their achievements. "It's great to see so many new universities and new faces getting involved in racket sports and AUS is determined to continue its efforts for the development of such sports in the collegiate sports arena."
During the closing ceremony and prize distribution, Dr. Mohamed Helal, Director of Student Athletics and Recreation, awarded medals and trophies to the winners, as well as certificates of appreciation to the participating universities. The tournament was organized by Student Athletics and Recreation.