By Ahmet Abdulaziz ….

The Athletics Federation organised races of differing distances to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the TRNC, on 15th November 2018.

According to the information provided by the press release of the school,  both the male and female teams of the Near East Primary School  managed to win the top places in the  general classifications of the races.

In the race in both individual and team classes, which is traditionally held every year by the Federation of Athletics on 15th November in order to commemorate the foundation of the TRNC, the male team of the Near East Primary School came first and the female team reached second place.

In the general classification, Eliz Yeşilkuşak in the girls and Ediz Yeşilkuşak in the boys races got the first places.

At the end of the races completed at the Atatürk Stadium, the winners were awarded medals by the officials.

Hasan Yükselen, the Principal of the Near East Primary School, who met with the athletes after the competition, expressed his appreciation for this success and advised the students that the sports activities would help them to gain many more positive achievements in their academic success, personal and social development.