September 19, 2020

My News on Point

Daily News Update From Top News Blog Around The World | Your News on The Go

World Schools Games: St Saviours School Ikoyi Lagos now 3 time winners

2 min read

St Saviours School pupils at the World School Games in Dubai
St Saviours School pupils at the World School Games in Dubai

By Olanrewaju Akojede

For the third time in a row, St Saviours School, Ikoyi, Lagos, has again emerged winners of the World School Games (WSG) which ended in Dubai on Feb. 1.

The coordinator of the school, Caroline Rhodes, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that the victorious pupils would return to Nigeria on Monday.

The 2020 event, which held in Dubai between Jan. 30 and Feb.1, featured sports such as football, athletes (track and field) and swimming.

“St Saviours School has done it again; this is the third time of winning the competition, although it is tough, but our lads did it.

“The contingent to the WSG is 22 pupils and they competed in all events of the competition winning gold, silver and bronze medals.

“We participated in football, athletics (track and fields) and swimming. Our kids really performed creditably well. They will be received by top officials of the school,’’ Rhodes said.

She said that the school emerged winner for the third time in a row of the competition with 140 points.

NAN reports that the WSG event series provided a unique stage for the world’s best young athletes to compete with and against each other.

Nigeria’s representative at the U-11 competition, St Saviours Schools, Ikoyi, Lagos, came out first among the 20 countries that participated. (NAN)

Source link

Facebook Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Follow Us
  • Contribute to MyNewsonPoint - Register to become an author to contribute with your knowledge.
  • Send breaking news, releases, photos or videos of happenings around the world Us via
Live Updates COVID-19 CASES
  • World 30,721,066
    Confirmed: 30,721,066
    Active: 7,408,650
    Recovered: 22,355,501
    Death: 956,915
  • USA 6,925,941
    Confirmed: 6,925,941
    Active: 2,530,876
    Recovered: 4,191,894
    Death: 203,171
  • UK 385,936
    Confirmed: 385,936
    Active: 344,204
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 41,732
  • Italy 294,932
    Confirmed: 294,932
    Active: 42,457
    Recovered: 216,807
    Death: 35,668
  • Nigeria 56,956
    Confirmed: 56,956
    Active: 7,557
    Recovered: 48,305
    Death: 1,094
  • Ghana 45,760
    Confirmed: 45,760
    Active: 492
    Recovered: 44,973
    Death: 295