USJ Sports Team collecting medals in Germany!
31 May 2016 – The USJ sports team shined in Germany at the 11th Euroconstansia that started on the 26th of May and gathered more than 1000 athletes from around europe and USJ from Lebanon.
The USJ Beach Volleyball Duo, Chafik SALIBA and Zakhia KHOURY, were able to grab the gold medal after defeating the Slovakian team in 2-0 in the finals! On the other hand, the USJ cheerleaders team did an amazing performance to grab the title of the championship scoring a perfect 10 to overcome the German team.
In Mini Football, the men’s team won two consecutive times in the first round before losing one game and picking up to overcome the former champion in penalties in the quarter finals. In the semi-final, our Lebanese team won against the strong Kosovo team in 5-1! The men finally took second place after losing in the finals to the host team in 1-3. On the other hand. the ladies reached the semifinals before losing to the german team 2-4 and then grabbing the 3rd place by defeating Switzerland 3-1.
Furthermore, in the mixed Volleyball, USJ team lost their title against the Netherlands in the semi-finals in 2-1. The duo SEMAAN ended in fourth position in the Women’s beach volleyball.
Finally, Pia KALIONIJI finished 5th in Tennis while her teammate Rim ZALAKAT won the bronze medal in the same sport.