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<2008 Sports Day>DOM Succeeds the Glory During the Sports Day

<p>By Vita Lin<br /> Campus Reporter</p> <p>Department of Mathematics (DOM) athletes became the winners among other competitors during the Sports Day, as the event ended today.</p> <p>While track and field games were divided into professional group and amateur group, DOM athletes vowed to continued its tradition to win the most medals in the amateur group for the 10th consecutive years prior to the games and they made it.&nbsp; In addition, DOM cheerleaders also won the championship during the finals of the cheerleaders&rsquo; competition.</p> <p>DOM athletes, including its staff and faculty members won a total of seven medals, while athletes from the Department of Fine Arts won two medals in total.</p> <p>To everybody&rsquo;s astonishment, Department of Adult and Continuing Education athletes were recognized as the group with best athletic spirits.</p> <p>&quot;We have promoted this event for a while.&nbsp; Every athlete would hang in there until the last minute no matter what.&nbsp; I think this would be the reason,&rdquo; said Paul Lee (李英崑), a sophomore from the department.&nbsp; &ldquo;We will continue that spirit and hope that we can be recognized again next year.&rdquo;</p> <p>Department of Civic Education and Leadership cheerleaders only checked in the fifth place during the cheerleaders&rsquo; competition but their fellow students continued to cheer throughout the two-day event, which won themselves the best cheerleaders&rsquo; spirits prior to the end of the Sports Day events.</p> <p>&quot;I experienced NTNU students&rsquo; passion within these two days and I believe that the distance between everybody will become shorter after this,&rdquo; said Gou Yih-shun (郭義雄), NTNU president.&nbsp; &ldquo;I would also encourage everybody to keep the habit of daily exercise from now on.&rdquo;</p>