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Gulf Medical College Sports Festival

Saturday, 1 April, 2006

UOWD's sports teams continued their winning ways at the Gulf Medical College Sports Festival, held 23 - 29 March in Ajman, picking up more hardware for UOWD's trophy cabinet.

UOWD Men's Basketball team were crowned champions after defeating Skyline College in the finals 52-46. The team had earlier defeated host GMC, Ajman in the semi-finals with a score of 42-37.
The Women's Basketball team claimed the Runner-Up trophy after a very close fought match against host GMC, which they lost by only 1 basket.

UOWD Table Tennis (men) team defeated host GMC, Ajman with a 3-0 score in the three team round robin final round league but lost to Bits Pillani 1-3 in the final and had to settle for the second place prize.

Our other teams also had good performances. The Volleyball team lost in the semi-finals against University of Sharjah 1-2, Men's Cricket lost with host GMC in the quarter finals. The Football team was also unlucky to lose their match against London City College in a tie breaker in the quarter final round.

To see more photos of this event, please click here.