The final of the volley ball competition – Gadjah Mada Volleyball Competition 2016 (Gadjah Mada Cup) – among high schools/vocational schools from Yogyakarta and Central Java ended on Saturday (30/4) in the Student Hall UGM.
In the male category, SMAN 1 Pundong won the first place while the female category SMAN 1 Tuntang.
Winner SMAN 1 Pundong easily defeated opponent SMA Pangudi Luhur St. Vincentius Giriwoyo scoring 3:0. They performed very well in the final with key player Fahri who became man of the match. Last year’s winner SMAN 1 Sewon had to finish third place, beating SMAN 1 Seyegan in a 3:1 score.
Previously, female category competition was held with SMAN 1 Tuntang defeating SMAN 4 Yogyakarta through a 3:2 score. Both teams fought intensely. Their supporters came to cheer and give support, making the Hall more lively. Teachers also came to give their support.
In total 24 schools participated in the competition that last from 24 April – 30 April. Gadjah Mada Cup is organised by UGM Volley ball Unit annually to strengthen friendship among schools, especially in Yogyakarta and Central Java, and to increase sportivity spirit and interest in volley ball.