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CLASSIC OLYMPICS HELD IN ROJALES

The next games will be organised by the winners, IES Azul de Alfeitamí de Almoradí

Nearly a thousand students from eleven colleges in the Vega Baja and Elche took part last week in the sixth edition of the Classic Olympics held in Rojales, games that emulate the spirit of those first held in ancient Greece.

Events included the shot-put, javelin, sprinting and some endurance sports relays were the students competed to gain the coveted gold medal.

Students of IES Azud de Alfeitamí de Almoradí won the most gold medals and were proclaimed overall winners of the competition.

Activities got underway at 9amin the grounds of del Instituto de Educación Secundaria La Encantá de Rojales. The arena was especially prepared for the occasion with studens asked to dress appropriately in the costumes of the year.

It was adorned with decorative painting bearing Greek motifs and there was even a Trojan horse designed by the school technology department. It was this horse that served to dramatize the re enactment of the capture of Troy in which a group of students dressed in Greek and Roman costumes recreated Trojan war.

The center’s director, José Antonio Fábregas, Professor of Philosophy and Professor Enrique Martínez María Jesús Toribio welcomed the hundreds of visitors by speaking in Greek, while the high school music group put played appropriate Olympic themed soundtracks.

After the opening ceremony the students from the institutes Antonio Serna de Albatera, Azud de Alfeitamí de Almoradí, de Catral, El Palmeral de Orihuela, Joanot Martorell de Elche, Las Lagunas de Torrevieja, Mediterráneo de Torrevieja, Monserrat Roig de Elche, San Pascual de Dolores, Vega Baja de Callosa de Segura and La Encantá de Rojales competed in their teams on the munciipal football field, each dressed in different colored shirts

Twelve students from each of the centers, aged 14 between and 18, competed in the shot-put, javelin, sprinting, endurance and relay races. Each of the participants belonged to either the Latin or the Greek departments in their respective institutes.

Encouraged by the applause, cheers and the anticipation of a grandstand filled to the brim with supporters the judges eventually confirmed 3rd place and the award of the bronze medal and olive wreath to the students of IES La Encantá.

The silver went to students from IES Joanot Martorell de Elche while the gold medal was awarded to the IES Azul de Alfeitamí de Almoradí, who, as victors, will now organize the 2014 Olympics Classic Games at their college.

At the end of competition the students went to the los Jardines de los Malecones de Rojales to enjoy a fellowship meal which was followed by a visit to the Capitol Theatre where the comedy “Lisístrata de Aristófanes” was staged by the Classical Theatre Company of the University of Alicante.

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The next games will be organised by the winners, IES Azul de Alfeitamí de Almoradí

Nearly a thousand students from eleven colleges in the Vega Baja and Elche took part last week in the sixth edition of the Classic Olympics held in Rojales, games that emulate the spirit of those first held in ancient Greece.

Events included the shot-put, javelin, sprinting and some endurance sports relays were the students competed to gain the coveted gold medal.

Students of IES Azud de Alfeitamí de Almoradí won the most gold medals and were proclaimed overall winners of the competition.

Activities got underway at 9amin the grounds of del Instituto de Educación Secundaria La Encantá de Rojales. The arena was especially prepared for the occasion with studens asked to dress appropriately in the costumes of the year.

It was adorned with decorative painting bearing Greek motifs and there was even a Trojan horse designed by the school technology department. It was this horse that served to dramatize the re enactment of the capture of Troy in which a group of students dressed in Greek and Roman costumes recreated Trojan war.

The center’s director, José Antonio Fábregas, Professor of Philosophy and Professor Enrique Martínez María Jesús Toribio welcomed the hundreds of visitors by speaking in Greek, while the high school music group put played appropriate Olympic themed soundtracks.

After the opening ceremony the students from the institutes Antonio Serna de Albatera, Azud de Alfeitamí de Almoradí, de Catral, El Palmeral de Orihuela, Joanot Martorell de Elche, Las Lagunas de Torrevieja, Mediterráneo de Torrevieja, Monserrat Roig de Elche, San Pascual de Dolores, Vega Baja de Callosa de Segura and La Encantá de Rojales competed in their teams on the munciipal football field, each dressed in different colored shirts

Twelve students from each of the centers, aged 14 between and 18, competed in the shot-put, javelin, sprinting, endurance and relay races. Each of the participants belonged to either the Latin or the Greek departments in their respective institutes.

Encouraged by the applause, cheers and the anticipation of a grandstand filled to the brim with supporters the judges eventually confirmed 3rd place and the award of the bronze medal and olive wreath to the students of IES La Encantá.

The silver went to students from IES Joanot Martorell de Elche while the gold medal was awarded to the IES Azul de Alfeitamí de Almoradí, who, as victors, will now organize the 2014 Olympics Classic Games at their college.

At the end of competition the students went to the los Jardines de los Malecones de Rojales to enjoy a fellowship meal which was followed by a visit to the Capitol Theatre where the comedy "Lisístrata de Aristófanes" was staged by the Classical Theatre Company of the University of Alicante.

Filed under: http://www.theleader.info/article/38649/

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