Posted on November 04, 2018

Doha College’s eight teams from its two campuses swept the podium at QPPSSA’s recent Indoor Athletics competition.

The Qatar Private Primary Schools Sports Association, QPPSSA for short, is an inter-school programme that organises sporting events and activities to its 29 member schools from across Qatar. The indoor athletics competition engages students from Years 3 to 6, and they compete in 10 events, namely balance, long jump, speed bounce, target throw, hi-stepper, chest push, vertical jump, shuttle run, soft javelin and standing triple jump.

Doha College West Bay teams, who competed in the Northern Division won gold for Years 4, 5 and 6, while their Year 3 walked away with silver. Doha College Al Waab competed in the Midlands Division, taking gold across all year groups.

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The respective division results were:

   

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Northern Division

Year 3

Al Khor Int. School

Doha College WB

American Comm. School

Year 4

Doha College WB

Al Khor Int. School

American Comm. School

Year 5

Doha College WB

Al Khor Int. School

Qatar Int. School

Year 6

Doha College WB

Al Khor Int. School

Dukhan School

Midlands Division

Year 3

Doha College AW

Doha English Speaking Sch

English Modern School

Year 4

Doha College AW

English Modern School

King’s College

Year 5

Doha College AW

Doha English Speaking Sch

Compass Int. School

Year 6

Doha College AW

Sherborne Qatar

Doha English Speaking Sch

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This string of victories is a testament to the quality of the physical education delivered at Doha College, who value fitness and health as much as they do examination results. The focus on fitness and health is evident through the many sports-related enhanced curriculum activities, including triathlon, fencing and tennis. DC also runs other initiatives such as “Everybody Run a Mile”, “DC Lifestyles”, not to forget the well-established, large-scale “Doha College Race” which is now a much anticipated annual event in the country’s sporting calendar for November.

Doha College also offers a BTEC Diploma in Sports Coaching, in partnership with LLS, UK’s leading provider of sports industry qualifications.

To find out more about the sports education offered at Doha College, visit www.dohacollege.com.

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