The U13 & U15 World School Games Returns to Dubai This Week
It’s almost here, the U13 & U15 edition of The World School Games 2023 is set to take place later this week in delightful Dubai.
Schools from around the globe will make the adventurous trek to the gorgeous Gulf to display their athletic capabilities in athletics, football, and swimming.
There will be no shortage of countries represented at the games, as teams will represent the nations of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Nigeria, England, Kazakhstan, and Russia.
The highly anticipated opening ceremony kicks off the games’ festivities this Wednesday for U13 and U15 action, as students will then run, jump, and throw past the competition in athletics events on Thursday.
We are proud to partner with Gulf Youth Sport (GYS) for this year’s games. The media organisation will be following the entertaining week of sport by taking pictures throughout the event.
You can view all the latest pictures of the event by visiting the GYS page here.
Diving into Friday action, international teams will try and make a giant splash in gaining points for their school in The World School Games, with swimming events taking place.
Argentina won’t be the only world champions in football for much longer, as on Saturday there will be new global football titles announced. Football will be the final sporting event for The World School Games this weekend. The exciting World School Games football tournament will then kick off to find out which school will claim its right to hoist the golden trophy.
Each school will look to play hard to rack up as many total points as possible between all three sports in order to secure The World School Games 2023 Champions title.
The full list of schools participating in the exciting three-day youth international event can be found below:
List of Attending Schools:
|American International School Riyadh||Saudi Arabia|
|Safa Community School||UAE|
|Dubai International Academy||UAE|
|South View School||UAE|
|St Saviour’s School Ikoyi||Nigeria|
|Lagos Prep & Secondary||Nigeria|
The World School Games will take place across various sports centres in Dubai. Pupils of U13 and U15 will be given their shot to shine in one of the world’s most iconic cities.
Best of luck to all the youngsters competing in this year’s World School Games in Dubai!
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