Al Jabria School yesterday (Wednesday) captured the boys secondary stage volleyball championship in the Third School Mini Olympics.
The school’s volleyball team secured the title after a 2-0 (25-22, 25-23) victory over Al Muharraq School in the final match at the Bahrain Volleyball Association’s gym in Riffa.
The final was followed by the awarding ceremony, in which Bahrain Volleyball Association’s national team committee head Jehad Khalfan presented the medals to members of both teams, while the Indian Club received the bronze medal after coming third.
In the girls secondary stage final, Al Hekma International School took the title with a 2-1 (25-21, 11-25, 15-12) win over Al Raja in another well-fought game.
Meanwhile, six matches on the second day of the girls secondary stage football competition took place yesterday at Riffa Club grounds in Hunainiya.
In day’s opening game of this seven-team single round robin championship, Al Maarifa recorded a 4-0 win over the Indian School to extend their unbeaten run to three matches.
In the 3-on-3 basketball championships, there were boys and girls secondary stage games in the group stages, where Kanoo 2 scored three wins over Al Wisam 3 (7-2), AMA-2 (10-0) and NMS-1 (10-0) to top Group ‘A’
Today, the fourth the of the Mini Olympics action, will see the aquathlon championships featuring competitions for intermediate and secondary stages for boys and girls, in addition to the group stages of the 3-on-3 basketball and football events.
More than 3,000 students, representing 16 government and 18 private schools, are competing in the third edition of the Mini Olympics. The event is being organized by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education.
A record nine sports events are taking place this year, including three team sports – football, basketball and volleyball. The remaining sports are athletics, aquathlon, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo and athletics for disabilities.
Football – Secondary stage (girls): Omayma vs Al Hekma 0-0; Al Noor bt AMA 3-0; New Millennium bt Indian School 2-0; Al Hekma bt Al Noor 2-1; Omayma bt AMA 1-0.
3-on-3 Basketball – Secondary stage (boys): Group ‘B’: Al Noor bt Indian School-2 6-4; Kanoo-1 bt Indian School-2 10-0; AMA-1 bt Indian School-2 16-5; Al Noor bt AMA-1 16-6; Kanno-1 bt Al Wisam-2 12-2. Group ‘C’: AMA-3 bt Indian School-1 10-6; Al Wisam-1 bt New Millennium-2 11-2; Indian School-1 bt Indian School-4 6-4; Indian School-1 bt Al Wisam-1 7-3; AMA-3 bt New Millennium-2 16-4; Indian School-4 bt New millennium-2 9-1.