Dhivehi Sifainge Club are champions of National Athletics Championship for the 15th time

Updated: 20-11-2021, 22:18


Dhivehi Sifainge Club has become champions of the National Athletics Championship for the 15th time.

DSC became champions of the 30th National Athletics Championships after securing a score of total 203. The championship was held at Ekuveni running track from 18th to 20th of this month.

Amongst the events participated by the athletes of DSC, Lance Corporal Hassan Shammoon was awarded 1st place in Shot Put event while Warrant Officer Grade 1 Adam Haleem secured the 2nd place. Lance Corporal Hassan Shammoon went on to win 1st place in both Men’s Javelin Throw and Discus Throw event.

Lance Corporal Hussain Riza won the 1st place in 800m run while Lance Corporal Abdullah Rasheed Ismail won the 3rd place.

Captain Dr.Shifla AbdulLatheef won the 3rd place in Women’s Discus Throw event.

Staff Sergeant Hassan Saaid won 1st place in 100m, 200m, and 400m run while Lance Corporal Abdullah Rasheed Ismail won 2nd place in the 200m run.

Lance Corporal Hussain Riza won 1st place in the Men’s 1500m run and was followed by Sergeant Mohamed Rasheed who won 2nd place, and Sergeant Hussain Fazeel Haaroon who won the 3rd place.

Sergeant Mohamed Rasheed secured 1st place in the 10000m run and Sergeant Hussain Fazeel Haaroon won the 2nd place in the same event.

Sergeant Mohamed Rasheed also secured 1st place in the 5000m run while Sergeant Hussain Fazeel Haaroon won the 2nd place.

Looking at the Veterans Category Events, Sergeant First Class AbdulSamad won 1st place in the 100m  run and Colonel Abdullah Ibrahim won 2nd place in the 5000m run.

Warrant Officer Grade 2 Ahmed Jawad won 2nd place in the 1500m run and First Sergeant Samha Yoosuf won 1st place in the Women’s 100m run.

DSC secured 1st place in the 4 x 400m relay and 3rd place in the 4 x 100m relay from the team events category.

Dhivehi Sifainge Club has now become champions of National Athletics Championship for a consecutive 15 years. DSC were champions in the years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.