Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 June 2019

BSAK crowned champions at World School Games in Dubai

Abu Dhabi school finishes top of the pile in competition involving 16 schools from Europe, Asia and Africa

The British School Al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi claimed gold at the World School Games in Dubai. Courtesy GulfYouthSport.com
The British School Al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi claimed gold at the World School Games in Dubai. Courtesy GulfYouthSport.com

The British School Al Khubairat from Abu Dhabi were crowned champions at the Under-13 World School Games on Saturday evening after three days of competition in athletics, football and swimming.

Sixteen schools from around the world took part, with teams from Europe, Asia and Africa travelling to Dubai to compete at Sports City and the Hamdan Sports Complex.

BSAK finished third in the athletics competition and second in both football and swimming to seal an overall team victory for the school.

St Catherine’s British School in Athens, Greece finished in second place, with Children International School (CIS) from Lagos, Nigeria completing the podium.

Only one point separated the top two in the overall standings in the closest of finishes.

Updated: March 2, 2019 09:18 PM

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