MKU Participates in East Africa Universities Games , Tanzania
The 11th Edition of the East Africa Universities Games was held in Dodoma, Tanzania from 16th to 22nd December, 2018. A total of 56 East Africa Universities teams participated in the event. Mount Kenya University (MKU) was represented by a delegation of 105 players and (16) officials led by the Dean of Students as the overall in charge.
MKU participated in 13 disciplines (Handball Men & Ladies, Netball Ladies, Badminton men, Lawn Tennis, Soccer Ladies, Table Tennis, Swimming , Karate Men, Scrabble, Karate Women, Athletics, Chess) achieving 11th position overall in the games out of 56 Universities. The team also scooped two (2) gold medals, three (3) silver medals, and eleven (11) bronze medals.
The teams recorded their best performance ever since they began participating at the East African Universities games.
Below is the breakdown of performance per discipline:
|7)||Swimming men and women||Most reached the semi finals|
|8)||Netball Ladies||Reached the quarter finals|
|9)||Table tennis men/ ladies||The ladies team reached the semi finals|
|10)||Lawn tennis men/ ladies||Reached the quarter finals|
|11)||Badminton men/ladies||Men’s team reached the semi finals|
|12)||Chess||Round two of the game|
|13)||Scrabble||Round two of the game|
The Student Welfare Division thanks the University Management for the support and for allowing the students to participate in the East and Central Universities games which will go a long way in nurturing their talents.