Derna schools compete in country-cross running

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Derna schools compete in country-cross running

March 16, 2020 - 20:21
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Office of Education in Derna has organized a cross country competition at the level of public and private schools in the city.

Pupils of the "Friday Martyrs" primary school for girls tied their shoelaces tight to take part in the first sporting event set for schools in Derna.

Around 120 students from 11 schools gathered at the starting line in the "Dahr Al-Humr" region to compete over various distances according to age group.

Faiza Faraj from Resala School won the race and qualified along with 9 other students for the finals of Libya Cross Country Championship, scheduled to take place in Kufra city, southeast of Libya.