THE Indian School and New Indian School shared honours in the intermediate boys stage while St Christopher’s School dominated the secondary stage in athletic events of the ongoing Fifth School Mini Olympics.
On the first day of athletics, 474 students from various schools from around Bahrain competed at the Khalifa Sports City Stadium in Isa Town.
In the intermediate stage featuring long jump, high jump, 600m, 150m and 1,200m races, the Indian School and New Indian School claimed two gold medals each.
In the secondary stage, St Christopher’s School claimed six medals (3 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze).
The athletics championship is scheduled to finish today, the concluding day of the School Mini Olympics, while the awards ceremony will take place tomorrow.
Meanwhile, Abdulrahman Kanoo School dominant swimming at the Bahrain Swimming Association pool at Khalifa Sports City in Isa Town, winning seven gold medals, including a double by Aya Adel, who timed 14.20 and 19.01 seconds in the under-12 25m freestyle and breaststroke, respectively.
Al Zain Tarek also captured a brace of gold winning the 25m breaststroke and butterfly.
Ala’a Adel (13.19 secs) in the 25m freestyle was the other gold medalists for Abdulrahman Kanoo.
Other winners were under-12 Sarah Stewart (25m breaststroke and 50m butterfly) of St Christopher’s and Asma Le Fahler (50m freestyle) of St Christopher’s.
In the 100m relay for under-12, AMA School’s Bayan Aqeel, Layal Bader and Layan Hasan were on top while the under-13 race was won by St Christopher’s Arabella, Freya and Asma.