Equity Bank overall winners of 35th Interbank Games

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Equity emerged overall winners of the 35th edition of the interbank games in the year the bank is celebrating 35 years since it began operation in 1984.

Equity Bank emerged victorious at the 2019 Kenya Institute of Bankers, KIB Interbank Games amassing 1,076 points to be crowned overall winners of the annual games, 4 points ahead of Central Bank of Kenya with 1,072 points.

Barclays Bank was third at a distant 67 points behind Equity with 1009 points. Equity claimed claiming 20 podium place finishes at the games that were held at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies in Nairobi as well as other locations in the city. The team finished in first position in 9 disciplines (football- men & women, basketball-men & women, table tennis- women, chess, handball women and Senior management run- women and men run). Equity also clinched seven 1st runners up positions and four 2nd runners up positions in various disciplines.

Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage Amb. (Dr) Amina Mohammed who graced the event lauded the participants and winners “What I have seen today is truly amazing.  Sports is about discipline and team work which you have demonstrated today and some of you are talented enough to be eligible for the national teams,” she sad.

Central Bank Governor Patrick Njoroge lauded the teams for the Olympic spirit saying, “I am proud of the staff of every bank that participated in the events and what you have been able to achieve” he added.

During a celebration dinner hosted for the Equity team at the Safari Park Hotel, Equity Bank Kenya Managing Director Gerald Warui who also participated in the games said the victory is timely gift to the bank as it celebrates 35 years anniversary.  “The No.1 one trophy belongs to us now and the biggest challenge is now retaining it,” he Gerald.

Equity Bank Chief Officer, Human Capital & Administration Reuben Mbindu urged the teams to maintain that winning spirit as they return to their work stations. “Equity needs to remain the leading bank in all aspects of the banking sector but also in sports,” he added

TROPHIES- INTERBANK GAMES 2019
  EVENT WINNER SECOND THIRD
1 Football men EQUITY KCB BOA
  Football women EQUITY KCB CBK
2 Basketball(men) EQUITY BBK STANBIC
3 Basketball(women) EQUITY I&M KCB
4 Squash(men) CBK BBK EQUITY
5 Squash(women) CBK EQUITY BBK
6 Badminton NIC NBK BBK
7 Volleyball(men) CBK EQUITY COOP
8 Volleyball(women) KCB BBK EQUITY
9 Netball AFC EQUITY CBK
10 Tug-of-war (men) CBK COOP CBK
11 Tug-of-war (women) COOP KCB BBK
12 Lawn tennis (men) CBK KCB BBK
13 Lawn tennis(women) CBK COOP BBK
14 Table tennis(men) COOP NBK EQUITY
15 Table tennis(women) EQUITY SCB BBK
16 Darts CBK EQUITY COOP
17 Snooker CBK EQUITY DTB
18 Draughts CBK EQUITY BBK
19 Chess EQUITY SCB NBK
20 Scrabble SCB BBK NIC
21 Golf CBK SCB KCB
22 Handball (men) KCB CBK COOP
23 Handball (women) EQUITY CBK COOP
24 Swimming (men) KCB BBK EQUITY
25 Swimming(women) CBK NBK BBK
26 Athletics (men) CBK POSTBANK KCB
27 Athletics (women) POSTBANK EQUITY I&M
28 CEO’s run ECO KBSAC NBK
29 Senior management women EQUITY SCB KCB
30 Senior management men EQUITY COOP SCB
31 Best sporting team SBM
32 Overall EQUITY CBK BBK

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