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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 21/05/2014
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The competition is aimed at promoting the principles of olympics and sports while fostering the spirit of challenge excellence and fair competition amongst uae students.

young athletes will be put to the test in the schools olympics. — supplied photo

the educational zones committee for the school olympics announced that it is set for the championship round of the uae-wide school olympics.

the competition is aimed at promoting the principles of olympics and sports while fostering the spirit of challenge excellence and fair competition amongst uae students. the finals will feature various competitions such as athletic games artistic gymnastics swimming fencing archery and bow and arrow. the competitions will be held separately at al wasl sports club and dubai police officers club from may 22 to 24.

based on the schedule of the second school olympics provided by the committee the first day of the final round on may 22 will feature artistic gymnastics and archery for boys to be staged at the dubai police officers club while fencing and swimming will be held at al wasl sports club. on the next day swimming fencingand bow and arrow for girls will take place at al wasl sports club while archery artistic gymnastics and athletic games will be held at dubai police officers club. the last day of the championship round will see the male students competing in artistic gymnastics at dubai police officers club and in athletic games and bow and arrow at al wasl sports club.

hassan lootah director of physical education ministry of education and head of the educational zones committee for the school olympics assured that the preparations for the olympics were carefully and strategically done to ensure that the objectives of the olympics were attained.

the olympics aims to prepare a generation of promising athletes who will represent the country in future international sports events. he also pointed out that the unlimited support from the uae’s wise leadership and the concerted efforts amongst concerned organisations in the country contributed to the olympics’ success this year.

he said efforts have been strengthened to advance the sports sector at the school level and make the participating as breeding ground for the country’s next athletic stars.


Khaleej Times

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