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HIT Scoops Medals at Chancellor's Games

The Harare Institute of Technology scooped several medals at the sixth edition of the Chancellor's Games held at the Bindura University of Science Education, (BUSE) in July.

The Games were held under the theme: "Promoting Human Capital Through Sport”.

The team won four medals in Chess, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis and Athletics.

The chess team comprised of Simbarashe Mutunami, Edgar Mutevani, Wellington Gwavava and Asky Fungura, brought home the gold medal.

The table tennis duo of Eubert Mahofa and Darlington Katsande won a silver medal, with Eubert Mahofa and Tatenda Gotora clinching silver in Lawn Tennis.

Gaylord Mariki won bronze in the men's 200 metre race.

To cap the athletes' success at the event, the HIT team was awarded a prize for the team exhibiting the best behavior and discipline during the tournament.

In accepting the award, Chairman of the HIT Sports Association, Mr Oliver Muradzi said the award simply meant that HIT was the most disciplined University amongst all Universities in Zimbabwe.

"We have achieved discipline in our team by ensuring that we openly communicate, and we remind each other of the aims of engaging in sport – which are to promote unity and sportsmanship. We discourage the display of negative attitudes and emotions,” he said.

Speaking in the aftermath of the event, Chancellor's Games Coordinator for the HIT Chapter, Ms Siphila Maposa expressed her appreciation to the HIT management for their unwavering support during the Games.

"Special mention goes to the Registrar, Ms Mary Samupindi, the Dean of Students, Mr Joshua Chandauka and the Projects Officer, Mr Vhurudzayi who attended the Official Opening Ceremony.

She also commended the University's efforts towards the expansion of sporting facilities at the campus.

Over 600 athletes and officials converged at the Bindura University of Science Education for the games; with nine state universities participating. The athletes competed in various sporting disciplines such as soccer, volleyball, basketball, tennis, athletics, pool, darts and table tennis.

Chairperson of the games, Mr Ready Forward Dube said the games are aimed at promoting unity among state universities, and to celebrate the great achievements made in the education sector.