Malaysian woman student named best speaker in Cambridge tournament

BEIJING, Dec. 10 (Xinhuanet) -- International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) student Ameera Natasha Moore has been named best overall speaker in the recently concluded Cambridge University Women's Debate Open.

Ameera, 21, and her team-mate from IIUM, Sara Rahim, 19, were the highest ranked team in the tournament, also known as the Norton Rose Fulbright Cambridge Women's Open, after accumulating the most speaker points in all four preliminary rounds.

In receiving the award, the third-year law student outranked debaters from renowned institutions including Oxford University, Durham University, Trinity College Dublin, University College London, Vienna University, Berlin University, St Andrews University, Warwick University, the London School of Economics and Tel Aviv University among others.

- news.xinhuanet.com


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