IAU hosted a two-day, men’s single table tennis tournament on May 17 and 18 in the Knowledge Park Campus, the third of its kind.
Twenty participants from among the current students, professors, the alumni, and the students of other universities in the UAE lined up at the tables to racket in four groups selected by a raffle draw on May 16 in the attendance of the IAU-UAE Branch Vice-chancellor, Dr. Mohammadali Shafiee.
Once the qualifying games of the first day were completed, the top two players of each group matched up against one another in play-offs.
Mr. Behshad Kardanpour a student of IAU managed to win all of his opponents netting the first rank. Soheil Jafarieh, a former student of Ajman University, and Morteza Yazdanpanah, a former computer student of IAU stood at second and third place, respectively.
The top three sportsmen were awarded certificates and credit gift cards by the Vice-chancellor for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Dr. Mohammadali Shafiee.
The event was splendidly received by the students and created a vivacious ambience at the tournament venue.