The Deree Office of Athletics recently held the 2017 International Sports Festival, and had the great pleasure of welcoming on campus more than 750 student-athletes, coaches, and administrators from Greece, Lebanon, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates! There were 11 colleges and universities that participated in the ACG 2017 International Sports Festival:
ACG – The American College of Greece
AUB – American University in Beirut
LAU BEI – Lebanese American University, Beirut campus
LAU BYB – Lebanese American University, Byblos campus
AUD – American University in Dubai
AUC – American University in Cairo
UOA – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
NTUA – National Technical University of Athens
AUA – Agricultural University of Athens
AUEB – Athens University of Economics and Business
LM – Le Monde Institute of Hotel and Tourism Studies
Our students and guests had the opportunity to experience healthy competition in sports, while making new friends and interacting with different cultures.
Competitions were held in Men’s Water Polo, and Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Table Tennis, and Swimming.
During the course of the Festival, 74 team matches were played, as well as 112 individual matches!
1st place: Men’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Swimming
2nd place: Women’s Basketball, Men’s Volleyball, Women’s Soccer, and Men’s Water Polo
3rd place: Women’s Table Tennis
Additionally, Deree won 7 gold medals, 4 silver, and 3 bronze in the swim meet individual races, concluding a very successful participation!
Congratulations to all participating athletes for a tremendous show of athletic skill, integrity, and spirit! We look forward to welcoming new athletes and seeing everyone again at the ACG 2018 ISF next year!