By: Dishon Amanya
Kenyatta University is the overall winner of this year’s 8th Edition of Kenya Universities Sports Federation KUSF Games held at Kibabii University.
The University was declared the winning team after scooping a total of 100 Medals whereby 42 are Gold Medals, 29 Silver Medals and 29 Bronze Medals.
University of Nairobi UON also performed exemplary during the KUSF Competition.
Addressing the Officials and participant students of the KUSF Games the Acting Vice Chancellor of Kibabii University Dr Engineer Benedict Mutua thanked all the participating universities students for exhibiting a high sense of Discipline through the Competitions.
Dr Mutua urged the participants to continue doing more practice in Nurturing their Talents to achieve a Physically Fit and Health Society.
He urged the students who have not yet been vaccinated to go and receive the Covid-19 Jabs so as to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.
Some other Universities which performed well are Maseno University which got 15 Medals, Kibabii University 36, Jomo Kenyatta University Of Agriculture And Technology JKUAT 60 Medals.
In Soccer Men University Of Eldoret UOE was 2nd runners up, followed by JKUAT And Kenyatta University were the Winners.
Also in Soccer Women results University of Eldoret UOE came third, Kenyatta University KU and Masinde Muliro University Of Science and Technology MMUST Second and First Respectively .
In Basketball Men JKUAT was first runners up followed by Kibabii university as Kenyatta University took position one.
In Basketball Women Kenyatta University was third position, JKUAT Second and University of Nairobi tops the table.
In Badminton Men category Maseno was second runners up, Kibabii University was first runners up while Kenyatta university were declared the winners while in the Women’s category Masinde Muliro University was ranked first runners up and Kenyatta University emerged the best.
In chase Men category Kenyatta university was position three, JKUAT Position Two and the winners were University of Nairobi UON While in the Women category MMUST was third, Kenyatta University second and JKUAT became position one.
In Hockey Men category JKUAT Became third, Kenyatta University second and Strathmore university took the lead hence in the women Hockey category MMUST were announced as the winners.
In Athletics Men Kenyatta University were awarded as First Runners up followed by Kisii University.
Elsewhere in Netball Men Kenyatta University Were declared as the winners as MMUST took a lead in the women’s Netball Category.
In Rugby Sevens competitions Men Category Kibabii, Strathmore and Kenyatta University took positions one, two and three respectively while in the women’s cadre University of Eldoret UOE came third, followed by Kenyatta university as Meru University was declared the champion.
In Scrabble game Men and category Masinde Muliro university of Science And Technology MMUST were the winners.
The Table tennis Men category was won by JKUAT while the women’s side was won by University of Nairobi UON.
In swimming Men and women categories Kenyatta university were winners while in Taekwondo Men Kibabii University won both the male and Female categories.
Handball Men Category was won by Strathmore University and Kenyatta University won the female side whereby JKUAT came third while MMUST settled for the second position.
The President of KUSF Mr Mbabu Murithi and one of the Organizing committee members Mr Kibet Rono urged the universities to continue registering for more games in the up-coming editions of the games.
This year’s theme of the 8th Edition of KUSF Games is ‘Nurturing Talents for Livelihood And Sustainability Through Sports’.