Sports teams from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa exceled in the national university leagues of the sporting categories of Horseback Riding and Padel, conquering the first place in different styles.
In the National University Championship of Horseback Riding that took place on May 14 in Cascais, student Marta Pinheiro from NOVA Medical School - Faculdade de Ciências Médicas and her mare Vic became champions by reaching the first place in the steeplechase of 1.10 meters.
Bernardo Seabra, student from Nova School of Business and Economics was also distinguished alongside his horse Zorba by winning the steeplechase of 1 meter and 1.20 meters.
NOVA also added other wins in Padel’s National University Championship, organized by SASNOVA Sports Office in partnership with RacketsPro on May 11 in Lisbon.
Joana Brites and Margarida Fernandes from NOVA Medical School - Faculdade de Ciências Médicas won gold as a female duo, but they also conquered victories in the mixed pairs competition. While Margarida Fernandes won first place alongside Diogo Agostinho from Nova SBE, Joana Pires conquered silver with Afonso Vieira, also from Nova SBE.
Source: Nova Desporto