UCT places joint third at intervarsity

05 October 2016

UCT placed joint third at the intervarsity sports extravaganza that was held at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) over the last weekend in September.

Competing against athletes representing UWC, the Cape Peninsula of Technology (CPUT) and Stellenbosch University (Maties), UCT faced stiff competition and managed to tie with Maties on 43 points.

UCT won one of the cricket events and the hockey. They placed second for basketball, chess and table tennis. The rugby and swimming teams placed third and the footballers finished fourth.

UWC were the overall winners of the competition with a total of 61 points. They won one of the cricket events, chess, cross-country and rugby. CPUT scooped second position with 54 points, having won basketball, football and table tennis.

Universities are awarded 10 points for a win, 5 for second place, 3 for third place and 2 for fourth place.

Story Yusuf Omar. Photo Myolisi Gophe.

Caption: UCT’s cricketers shone, claiming first place in their competition.

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