Student wins silver medal in kickboxing championship

First-year law student at Birzeit University Issa Sbaih was awarded the silver medal in the 2018 Palestinian Kickboxing Championship, which was held in Bethlehem on February 23, 2018.

The championship aims to improve the technical skills of participants, raise awareness of kickboxing, and increase the prevalence of the sport in the southern West Bank.

Sbaih noted that this was his fifth consecutive entry into the competition, adding that the “competition was fierce and it was a very close win. The tournament included 90 of the best kickboxers from different areas and clubs in Palestine.”

“I am very proud of this achievement,” said Sbaih, “and I dedicate this win to my family and Birzeit University.”