Al Ain: Raising the prestige of his Institution, Mr. Abdel Salam Ibrahim, a runner from the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) from the College of Education, has achieved the qualifying time that would enable him to participate in the “World University Cross Country Championships for 10 KM run”, in Aveiro, Republic of Portugal.
The Championship which will be held on 12th March 2022, is considered one of the best sports events that include elite runners from various international universities.
“We hope, therefore, to achieve an advanced position in the World University Cross Country Championships at an international level,” Mr. Mukhtar added.
Sports Activities Unit Head highlighted that a curated program has been prepared for this global participation through daily exercises in the UAEU sports complex and external training camps, where Mr. Ibrahim is currently in Tunisia, to participate in a week-intensive training camp and undergo several physical tests.”
Mr. Ibrahim will now travel to Ethiopia in February for a closed training camp in the mountainous heights. In March, he will head directly to Portugal to participate in the World University Cross Country.