FISU Newsletter No. 173

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FISU Newsletter n° 173
September 2nd, 2016
International Day of University Sport Proclaimed by UNESCO
20 September
14th WUC Rowing Live on Eurosport
    Please note that races of the 14th World University Rowing Championship, currently hosted in Poznan, Poland, will be broadcasted live on 4 September on Eurosport 2 from 14h00 to 16h00 CET (Pan European). The event will be broadcasted delayed in three countries, i.e.: - Germany: 05/09 at...
14th WUC Rowing - General Technical Meeting & Opening Ceremony
    POZNAN - On Thursday afternoon, 1 September, the General Technical Meeting of 14th World University Rowing Championship was held next to the Malta Lake. The FISU Members, The Organising Committee Members and heads of delegations took part in the meeting. At the beginning of the GTM the...
Poznan ready for 14th WUC Rowing
POZNAN – The Polish city of Poznan is ready to host the 14th World University Rowing Championship 2016! Almost all participants of the WUC Rowing 2016 have arrived. So far, some 300 participants are already accommodated in the dormitories of Poznan’s University of Technology. Wednesday, 31st...
8th WUC Bridge - Host Country dominates the Podium
    LODZ – In the final stretch towards the medals it was obvious that the host nation was going to be prominently present on the medal podium. Team Poland 2 took the highest honours claiming the gold, leaving the silver for their compatriots of Team Poland 1. The bronze went to Team...
Student-Athletes shone on Rio Olympic Podium
LAUSANNE - The Rio Olympics are behind us and our member associations continue to inform us about the good results of their teams in these competitions. FFSU (France) reported that among the 92 student-athletes present within the French delegation, 25 have won an Olympic medal. The French...
3x3 FISU World University League 2016: The Teams are ready
    LAUSANNE - The 3x3 FISU World University League final will take place from 21 to 23 October, 2016 in Xiamen (CHN) and all the teams are now officially known. Following the success of the inaugural edition last year, the tournament has grown to accommodate more teams and better represent...
1,000 Top Students from Kazakhstan's Universities to become 2017 WU Torchbearers
  ALMATY – Today, 1 September, the official contest for the 28th Winter Universiade torchbearers’ selection among students and youth of Kazakhstan started. The first torchbearers of the 2017 Winter Universiade will be 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic champion and 2015 SU champion Dmitriy Balandin...
D-365 Countdown Celebration for 2017 Taipei Universiade
    TAIPEI CITY - For the 365 Days Countdown to Taipei Universiade carnival held on 20 August at the Taipei’s Citizens’ Square, the square was transformed into a small Universiade stadium. Visitors became athletes, trying their hand at the sports at 22 booths and Athletes’ Village training...
2016 Dream Together Master Programme
    SEOUL – ‘Dream Together Master Programme’ is a full scholarship graduate programme funded by the Korea Sports Promotion Foundation (KSPO) and in cooperation with the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) that aims to educate the next generation sport of administrators as a part of the national...
Lebanese Federation of University Sport inaugurates New HQ
    BEIRUT - On Friday 19 August, 2016, the Lebanese Federation of University Sport officially inaugurated its new headquarters on the outskirts of the city of Beirut in the presence of FISU VP Marian Dymalski who was on a private visit to Lebanon. The current President of the Lebanese...
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