Dubai: The Millennium School, Dubai, hogged the limelight in the UAE Cluster inter-school sports championship. They piled up gold medals sparkling in swimming, table tennis, and tennis events.
The swimming team virtually swept all the medals bagging 29 which included 16 gold medals in the championship held in Abu Dhabi.
Loshini Parghavi stole the thunder pocketing five gold medals while Divya Mammen and Advait Harish Modak picked four gold medals each. Kevin Mathew chipped in with three gold medals.
"Our students have bettered their previous timings in all the events and we are delighted with their performance," coach Benny Joseph told Gulf News. All the gold medallists have qualified to participate in National Meet to be held from October 29 until November 29 in Haryana, India.
The school also won the table tennis team Under-14 championship organised by the Indian High School, Dubai.
Rahul Kothari, Raveen Sajeev, Vikas Kini and Malahar Sahore steered the team to victory. They will fly to Nagpur to take part in the Nationals in December.
"We attribute this victory to the ongoing training programme of the school under the guidance of Benhur Mulcahy and Pradeep and encouragement from Michael Guzder, our school principal," said Joseph.
The Millennium School also won the Under-14 tennis championship. Ganapathi Abhishek, Raghav Manoharan, Ashley D Silva and Mohammad Hashim will take part in the national.