The University of Cape Town (UCT) sports teams took the institution to its second Intervarsity win at the weekend, beating nearest competitor and defending champions Maties to take the Intervarsity 2019 title on Saturday, 21 September.
The competition, which pits competing teams from UCT, Stellenbosch University (Maties), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and newcomers Varsity College (VC) against one another at a variety of sports, was hosted by CPUT for the first time since its inception.
Students competed in 22 different sporting codes, with the results contributing points to the overall standings. UCT’s performance in chess, canoeing, surfing and table tennis helped the institution secure a comfortable five-point lead.
The final overall results were:
UCT’s performance in chess, canoe, surfing and table tennis helped the institution secure a comfortable five-point lead.
UCT sports coordinator Kerr Rogers thanked the organisers of the event for a “splendid tournament”, as well as everyone who participated to ensure it was such a huge success.
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