A Sportsman’s Dream
The BSME (British Schools in the Middle East) Under 15 Games were held for the third time at St Christopher’s School. Along with ten schools from all around the Middle East, St Christopher’s entered two Squads in the three day tournament. On day one, the Football tournament took place at the Bahrain Rugby Club. St Christopher’s Girls’ A Team won the final, with St Christopher’s Girls’ B team achieving the runners-up position. The Boys’ Team were also runners-up in their tournament.
On day two, the event moved to the Isa Town campus, and the boys competed in Volleyball and the girls in Netball. The boys, after a fantastic semi-final match, beat Dhahran British Grammar school from Saudi Arabia in the final. The girls were beaten by The Kuwait English School in the Netball final.
On Day Three, the event was taken to the Saar campus, where both the boys and girls took part in Athletics. With some outstanding individual and team performances, St Christopher’s won both the Boys and Girls Athletics competition.
With their successes in the different events, St Christopher’s A Squad were crowned the overall BSME Champions. The school would like to thank all their sponsors for making these games such a great success, Aqua Cool, Novotel, The Holiday Inn Express, Mathias Trading and the International Hospital of Bahrain. The schools that took part in the 2013 Under 15 Games where:
Sherborne School, Qatar
Dhahran British Grammar School, Saudi Arabia
British School of Kuwait
Al Khor International School, Qatar
Kuwait English School
Jeddah Prep & Grammar School, Saudi Arabia
El Alsson International School Cairo, Egypt
British International School of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Mesaieed International School, Qatar
British International School Cairo, Egypt
St Christopher’s School