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University of Nairobi scoops top prize in KUSA Games


The Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) women’s championship came to an end last weekend at Pwani University in Kilifi County.

The 5th edition of the games was themed “Pledge for Parity” and held to mark World Women’s Day which is held on 8th March 2016.

A total of 24 institutions took part and fortunately chess was one of the disciplines which attracted 11 teams with 30 lady players.

University of Nairobi who were the defending champions retained the title in fine style with 16/20 points.

The top lady player in the event was Joy Bilha from University of Nairobi who put up a great performance to win with 5/5.

Victorious ladies team from University of Nairobi with their team manager Victor Ongono. Photo credit Victor Ongono.
Action at Pwani University. Photo credit Victor Ongono.
Final standings for the teams.
Final standing of the individual players.

Kenyatta University won the overall title with four gold medals, a silver and two bronze medals.  Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology were second with three gold, and a bronze medal.  University of Nairobi was third with two gold medals, a sliver and a bronze medal.

The games were used to select teams that will represent Kenya in the Global University Games.