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Ajman: GMU hosts biggest inter-collegiate ever in UAE


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Ajman, Mar 25: Twenty leading colleges and universities in UAE participated in the weeklong 12th Annual Sports Festival, 2013, the biggest inter-collegiate ever hosted by Gulf Medical University, Ajman recently. All the participants vying for the coveted trophies exhibited high standards of spirited sportsmanship while participating in the various tournaments.

The participating colleges and universities in the Annual Sports Festival 2013 were:

College of Medicine, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

College of Allied Health Sciences, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

College of Graduate Studies, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

GMC Hospital, Ajman

GMC Hospital, Sharjah

GMC hospital, Fujairah

BITS Pilani, Dubai campus

American University of Sharjah

Manipal University, Dubai

Preston University, Ajman

University of Wollongong, Dubai

University of Sharjah

Horizon of Knowledge, Sharjah

Skyline University College

American University of Ras Al Khaimah

Canadian University in Dubai

Murdoch University, Dubai

Ajman University of Science & Technology

RAK Medical & Health Sciences University

Emirates Aviation College, Dubai

City College International , Ajman

Heriot Watt University, Dubai Campus

 

The results of the Inter-Universities sports events held at GMU campus are as follows :


1. CRICKET (Boys)

• Runner-Up Manipal University, Dubai

• Winner BITS Pilani, Dubai

 

2. CRICKET (Girls)

• Runner-Up BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

• Winner Gulf Medical University, Ajman

 

3. FOOTBALL (Boys)

• Runner-Up Skyline University College, Sharjah

• Winner University of Sharjah, Sharjah

 

4. FOOTBALL (Girls)

• Runner-up BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

• Winner Gulf Medical University, Ajman

 

5. BASKETBALL (Boys)

• Runner-up Canadian University, Dubai

• Winner University of Sharjah, Sharjah

 

6. BASKETBALL (Girls)

• Runner-up University of Wollongong, Dubai

• Winner American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

 

7. BADMINTON (Boys)

• Runner-up Manipal University, Dubai

• Winner BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

 

8. BADMINTON (Girls)

• Runner-up American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

• Winner BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

 

9. TABLE TENNIS (Boys)

• Runner-Up Ajman University of Science &Technology, Ajman

• Winner University of Sharjah, Sharjah

 

10. TABLE TENNIS (Girls)

• Runner-up BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

• Winner Manipal University, Dubai

 

11. TENNIS (Boys)

• Runner-up American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

• Winner BITS, Pilani

 

12. THROW BALL (Girls)

• Runner-up Manipal University, Dubai

• Winner University of Wollongong, Dubai

 

13. VOLLEYBALL (Boys)

• Runner-up American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

• Winner University of Sharjah, Sharjah

 

14. SQUASH(Boys)

• Runner-up University of Wollongong, Dubai

• Winner American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

 

15. SWIMMING (Boys)

• Runner -Up University of Sharjah

• Winner American University of Sharjah

 

16. SWIMMING (Girls)

• Runner-Up Gulf Medical University, Ajman

• Winner American University of Sharjah

 

As part of the Annual Sports Festival 2013, Intra-University sporting events were also held before the commencement of the Inter-Universities events.

 

Results of the Intra-University (GMU) held during the Sports Festival 2013


1. CRICKET– President XI Vs Provost XI

Runner- Up President’s XI

Winner Provost’s XI

 

2. VOLLEYBALL – GMUA Vs GMC Hospital

Runner -Up Gulf Medical University

Winner GMC Hospital, Fujairah

 

3. CRICKET - Staff Vs Students (Male)

Runner-Up Staff Team No.3

Winner Staff Team No.6

 

4. FOOTBALL - Staff Vs Students (Male)

Runner-Up Students Team No. 2

Winner Students Team No.1

 

5. BADMINTON – Students Singles (Girls)

Runner-Up Nabeela

Winner Gulshan

 

6. BADMINTON – Students Singles (Boys)

Winner Sanjay

 

7. BADMINTON – Staff Singles (Men)

Runner-Up Zafar

Winner Farwaz

 

8. BADMINTON – Staff Singles (Women)

Runner-Up Dr Anu Ranade

Winner Dr Shehnaz

 

9. TABLE TENNIS – Students Singles (Boys)

Runner-Up Fahad

WINNER Waqas

 

10. TABLE TENNIS – Staff (Men)

Runner-Up Farwaz

Winner Vignesh

 

11. SQUASH – Students (Boys)

Runner-Up Abdel Latif

Winner Ranganai Scott

 

12. SQUASH – Staff (Men)

Runner-Up Zafar

Winner Farwaz


This year special trophies were awarded for the following :

Champions Trophy - BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus
Best Disciplined Team - University of Sharjah, Sharjah
Best Student Coordinator (Boys) - Aadil Patel
Best Student Coordinator (Girls) - Janhavi Sirsat
 

The prize distribution ceremony was held at the Amphitheatre, Body & Souls Health Club & Spa, Ajman. A total of sixty trophies, certificates were awarded to the winners and runners-up on the concluding day of the sports competition. Chief guest Prof Gita Ashok Raj – Provost, GMU alongwith Dr P K Menon,

Director-Administration and Institutional Research & Planning, GMU, Prof Mohd Arifulla, Dean-Office of Admissions & Registers, GMU, Prof Manda Venkatramana, Dean-College of Medicine, GMU, Prof R. Chandramouli, GMU and Prof Ishtiyaq Shaafie, GMU awarded trophies to the winners and runners-up of various Inter-Universities and Intra-University Sports events.

“Gulf Medical University has been the unique trendsetter of regularly hosting the biggest Inter-Collegiate ever in UAE since the year 2000. Keeping in view of the enthusiasm and the true sportsman spirit generated amongst the students and the organizers during the GMU Annual Sports Festival 2013, Gulf Medical University plans to organize the sports event in a even bigger scale by inviting more colleges and universities in the UAE in the future”, commented Prof Ishtiyaq Shafie, chief organizer of GMU Annual Sports Festival.

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