Schools are Thriving in U13 & U15 WSG Dubai 2023
It’s been a remarkable start for international schools showcasing their talents on the global stage in the U13 & U15 World School Games 2023.
Students from across the globe are gathering together in sunny Dubai for the electrifying World School Games 2023.
Day one of the games began with a surprise visit from a former World Cup footballer. Chelsea legend Mikel John Obi came to provide motivational words of wisdom to youngsters. He then stated, “Days like this are amazing; the things you see here [at The World School Games] are amazing. I see kids out here having fun, trying different sports, trying to figure out who they are, and what sports they want to do. This day was something special for me.”
Further day one festivities continued for students as they tested their athletic capabilities on the track and field.
JESS Dubai started strong by achieving double medals in one particular race. The Aitken twins’ Tia and Emmie outpaced their opponents in the U13 Girls 1200m race, as both finished first and second, respectfully.
The inseparable duo continued to make headlines at the World School Games. This time the pair made a splash in day two swimming action at the world-renowned Hamdan Sports Complex. The Aitken twins then swam their way to the top two spots in the U15 Girls 100m individual medley. Emmie won the sibling rivalry this time by winning gold in the thrilling aquatic event.
Continuing with World School Games swimming news, Kazakhstan’s Haileybury Almaty was a force to be reckoned with in relay events. This experienced U15 Boys 200m Relay team made a name for themselves in the pool by winning a bronze medal in the respected event. Well done to the “Almighty Almaty” squad for an unbelievable achievement on the world stage.
It’s been a fantastic all-around effort by pupils in the eventful U13 & U15 World School Games 2023 in Dubai. Every athlete should be ecstatic that their hard work in practice has finally paid off on the world stage.
Best of luck to every youngster heading into day three of football play in The World School Games!
Don’t miss the big moment’s in this week’s events, you can see the lasted results by downloading The World School Games app.
VIEW OUR PHOTO GALLERY BELOW FROM DAY ONE AND DAY TWO ACTION!