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Second Women's Fitness Competition conducted at AUS
Female students from American University of Sharjah (AUS) tested their strength and fitness during the 2nd Women's Fitness Competition held October 26 at the university's Sports Complex. The competition, which is conducted by the Office of Student Affairs for the second year, is aimed at testing students' fitness levels in an enjoyable atmosphere.
"Through this competition, we aim to promote health and wellness among our students. We organize this event to encourage more female students to participate in athletic activities by showing them that exercising can be fun and enjoyable. We would like to see more students benefitting from our programs, services and facilities" said Dr. Moza Al Shehhi, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
During the competition, the students went through different exercise challenges including push-ups, sit-ups, burpees, jumping jacks and power squats. Three students were declared winners of the competition. The first place went to Bincy Mathew while the second place went to Nada Alassi and the third place to Heba Balkis. The winners were presented with medals.
"The competitions taught each one of us how important it is to be fit and how important it is to stay healthy" said first place winner Bincy Mathew who is a junior student majoring in mechanical engineering.
The competition was organized by the Office of Student Affairs' Student Athletics and Recreation Department.