The University of Al-Istiqlal won the third place in the overall level of males and the fourth overall female level in the Athletics Championship Track for the Palestinian universities, which was held on the ground of Khaduri University, on Sunday 24th of March 2019.
Eight Palestinian universities participated in the event which included the races of (100m, 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m). The ranking of the students of Al- Istiqlal University was as follows: Mr. Ishaq Abu Senena won the second place in two races of (100 + 200 meters), Mr. Arab Zeyadeh got the third place in the race of (400m), Ms. Omneya Sada won the first place in the race of (1500m) and Ms. Roba Yaseen the second place in the race of (800m).
Mr. Shaher Naji, the Director of the Activities Department which is affiliated with the Deanship of Student Affairs, said that the students of Al-Istiqlal University were distinguished in the championship, and the event was characterized by honest competition and a high spirit of sport, congratulating the outstanding students, especially the female students Omneya Shaher Sada and Roba Nijem Yaseen who were chosen for the national team in the Palestinian Athletics Union and they will be trained by a special coach from the Union.
Finally, the students who participated from Al-Istiqlal University in the championship were:
Ishaq Abu Senena, Mohammed Jamal Hareni, Odai Hazem Barghothi, Arab Emad Zeyadeh, Mohammed Fawzi Jomaa, Mohamed Hekmat Kharoub, Alaa Osama Abu Alia, Maryam Murad Badwan, Ataa Samir Abu Swereh, Shadya Fawzi Zedat, Tabarak Riyad Abu Abed, Rania Abd Al Karem Bsharat, Rawand Shaheen Rawashda, Roba Nijem Yaseen, Omneya Shaher Sada and Fatma Mohammed Ibrahim.