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The University Wins 1st Place at Palestinian Universities Athletics Games

Sunday, May 6, 2018

The Arab American University team “females and males” won first place in the Palestinian Athletics Championships, where five universities competed.

In the field for males, the university won first place with a total of 13 points. Similarly, the females’ team won first place in the field with a total of 17 points. In the track for female events, the university won second place with a total of 10 points.

The Arab American University students also received 24 gold, silver and bronze medals for their participation in the triathlon, long and high jumps, 800m, discs throw, shot put, javelin throw, 100m, 1500m and 400m.

The Palestinian Athletics Championships were organized at Palestine Technical University – Khadouri in Tulkarm, under the auspices of the Universities Sports Federation, which oversaw the organization and arbitration of the events of the championship, and in partnership with the Palestinian Athletics Federation.

The President of the Arab American University Prof. Dr. Ali Zidan Abu Zuhri congratulated the university team for presented their athletic achievement and winning at the championship. He stressed that the university students, wherever they are, leave their distinctive marks and innovate in every science, practice and even sports fields to compete at the local, Arab or international levels.