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UOWD celebrates most successful sporting season in 22 year history

Monday, 11 May, 2015

8 tournaments. 100 matches.  Hundreds of aching limbs. Thousands of bottles of water. 30 trophies that made it all worthwhile.

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) have reason to celebrate as it has recently been confirmed that the 2014/2015 season was the most successful season for UOWD’s sports teams across the establishment’s 22 year history. Collaboratively, the teams won a magnificent 30 trophies after outstanding performances all round across eight UAE university tournaments.

The women’s volleyball team, the women’s basketball team and the men’s athletics team all clinched an impressive four trophies each over the course of the season. Overall, the women’s teams proved they were a force to be reckoned with when they bought a notable 14 trophies back to UOWD’s campus.

The sports teams celebrated their success with a Victory March across the University’s Knowledge Village campus recently.

Mehdi Zahedian, UOWD’s Sports Coordinator commented: “It’s been a tremendous year for sport at UOWD. We can’t wait to see what next year brings – if the teams continue to be as dedicated as they were this year, great things could be in store.”