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fter the first two years since its release, I’m glad to state the EUSA Magazine registered a significant interest of all our Members as well as people approaching EUSA for the first time. This Magazine has undoubtedly drawn in all its aspects the attention of a large number of persons thanks to our decision to include in its pages our work, our policy but also our devotion to the University Sport field. Therefore, it is clear that all our efforts to improve the communications of our Association are justified by the increase of the European Universities and students participation in our events. Among others, this work has granted to EUSA a new active position in FISU as Continental Association.

National University Sport Association’s members who strongly contribute to the success of the high level sport events giving to all European students the opportunity to experience high level and friendly competitions as well as the chance to exchanging their culture and interests. As we demonstrated so far, I am convinced that with the involvement, the commitment of each us, we can give a great contribution to the European University Sport and improve its image all over the world. In this sense, we firmly believe that our Magazine together with the EUSA website is playing an important role spreading our intents and our activity plans.

This is indeed a key establishment for our Asso-

To all our readers, a special thanks for the interest shown so far, hoping they will continue not only

ciation which marks a great change from the past and opens to EUSA an extraordinary new scenario in which it is one of the most involved Organiza-

to use our Magazine but also to give us useful suggestions to improve our communication technique as they did in the previous years.

tion in the University Sport worldwide. Best regards, On behalf of the EUSA, it is with great pleasure that I witness such an effort coming from the


Alberto Gualtieri, President








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MEMBER FEDERATIONS ALB Albania Albanian Students Sports Association Rruga e Durresit, p.11, ap.26, AL-Tirana Phone: +355 4 239 255, Fax: +355 4 239 255 Email: fatos�

GER Germany German University Sport Federation Max Planck Strasse 2, DE-64807 Dieburg Phone: +49 6071 208 610, Fax: +49 6071 207 578 Email: adh�, Homepage:

AUT Austria Austrian University Sports Organisation - Unisport Austria Auf der Schmelz 6A, AT-1150 Vienna Phone: +43 1 427 728 660, Fax: +43 1 427 728 661 Email: office�, Homepage:

GBR Great Britain British Universities Sports Association 20 - 24 Kings Bench Street, GB-London SE1 0QX Phone: +44 20 7633 5080, Fax: +44 20 3268 2120 Email: office�, Homepage:

BEL Belgium Belgium University Sports Federation Minderbroedersstraat 12, BE-3000 Leuven Phone: +32 16 290 375, Fax: +32 16 290 342 Email: busf�, Homepage:

GRE Greece Hellenic Committee for University Sport 37 Kifisias str., GR-15123 Athens Phone: +30 210 6827905, Fax: +30 210 6823509 Email: eate�

BUL Bulgaria Association for University Sports “Academic” Boulevard “Dragan Tsankov” No. 2, BG-1046 Sofia Phone / Fax : (359.2) 866-22-01 Email: sgospodinov�

HUN Hungary Hungarian University Sports Federation Istvánmezei út 1-3, HU-1146 Budapest Phone: +36 1 4606 884, +36 1 4606 915, Fax: +36 1 4606 916 Email: husf�, Homepage:

CRO Croatia Croatian University Sports Federation Kruzna ulica 8/II, HR-51000 Rijeka Phone: +385 51 321 219; Fax: +385 51 321 219 Email: hpavletic� CYP Cyprus Cyprus University Sports Federation Olympic Palace, Amipoleos 21, CY-2025 Strovolos, Lefkosia Phone: +357 22 449 9865, Fax: +357 22 449 9864 Email: cusf�, Homepage: CZE Czech Republic Czech University Sports Association Atleticka 100/2, CZ-160 17 Prague 6 Phone: +420 25 7210 787; GSM +420 602 258 077, Fax: +420 25 7210 787 Email: caus-samberger�, Homepage:


ISL Iceland Student Athletics Association University of Iceland Sudurgat, IS-Reykjavik 101 Phone: +354 5254 000, Fax: +354 5521 331 Email: fridrika� IRL Ireland Colleges and Universities Sports Association of Ireland Sport HQ, Unit 13, Joyce Way, Parkwest Business Park, IE-Dublin 12 Phone: +353 1 625 1173, Fax: +353 1 625 1174 Email: info�, Homepage: ISR Israel Academic Sport Association National Sport Center, Track and Field Stadium, 10 Shitrit St, Hadar Yoseph, IL-Tel Aviv Phone: +972 3 6486 626, Fax: +972 3 6486 822 Email: info�, Homepage:

EST Estonia Estonian Academic Sports Federation Lai 24, EE-51005 Tartu Phone: +372 7 333 233, Fax: +372 7 333 233 Email: easl�, Homepage:

ITA Italy Italian University Sport Centre Via Angelo Brofferio 7; IT- 00195 Rome Phone: +39 06 372 2206, Fax: +39 06 372 4479 Email: cusi�, Homepage:

FIN Finland Finnish Student Sports Federation Lapinrinne 2, FI-00180 Helsinki Phone: +358 44 780 0210, Fax: +358 29 009 0999 Email: oll�, Homepage:

LAT Latvia Latvian University Sport Federation Brivibas gatve 333, LV-1006 Riga Phone: +371 7 543 419, Fax: +371 7 543419 Email: club�, Homepage:

FRA France French University Sport Federation 108 Avenue de Fontainebleau, FR-94270 Le Kremlin- Bicêtre Phone: +33 1 5868 2275, Fax: +33 1 4658 1273 Email: federation�, Homepage:

LTU Lithuania Lithuanian Students Sports Association Sporto g. 6, LT- 44221 Kaunas Phone: +370 37 302 654, Fax: +370 37 302 654 Email: lssa�, Homepage: MKD Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia University Sports Federation of Macedonia Pirinska bb, Baraka 7, PO Box 62, MK-1000 Skopje Phone: +389 2 367 221, Fax: +389 2 367 221

MLT Malta Malta University Sports Club University of Malta, MT - Msida MSD 06 Phone: +356 9925 6474 Email: president�, Homepage: MDA Moldova University Sports Federation of Moldova str. Tighina 2, MD-2001 Chisinau Phone: +373 2 226 0122, Fax: +373 2 226 0124 Email: fsum�, Homepage: MNE Montenegro Universities of Montenegro Sports Association Skoj-a 47, ME-81000 Podgorica Phone: +382 67 253 067, Fax: +382 81 265 942 Email: unisportmne�, Homepage: NED The Netherlands Dutch Students Sports Association Lawickse Allee 9, NL-6701 AN Wageningen Phone: +31 317 411 469, Fax: +31 317 413 537 Email: info�, Homepage: NOR Norway Norwegian Association of University Sports Sognsveien 75 L - Ullevaal Stadion, NO-0840 Oslo Phone: +47 2102 9860, Fax: +47 2102 9003 Email: nsi�, Homepage: POL Poland University Sports Association of Poland ul. Kredytowa 1A, PL- 00056 Warsaw Phone: +48 22 849 71 36, Fax: +48 22 849 71 36 Email: zg�, Homepage: POR Portugal Portuguese Academic Federation of University Sports Av. Prof. Egas Moniz, Estadio Universitario de Lisboa - Pav.1, PT - 1600-190 Lisbon Phone: +351 2 1781 8160, Fax: +351 2 1781 8161 Email: fadu�, Homepage: ROM Romania Romanian University Sports Federation St Mihail Moxa nr 5, sector 1, RO 010961 Bucharest Phone: +40 21 313 9054, Fax: +40 21 313 9054 Email: fssu� RUS Russia Russian Students Sport Union Office 331, 8 Luzhnetskaya naberezhnaya, RU-119992 Moscow Phone: +7 495 245 1794, Fax: +7 495 245 1794 Email: rssu�, Homepage: SRB Serbia University Sports Federation of Serbia Strahinji}a Bana 73a/I, RS-11000 Belgrade Phone: +381 11 262 8658, Fax: +381 11 262 8658 Email: usss�eunet.yu, Homepage:

SVK Slovakia Slovak University Sports Association Junácka 6, SK-832 80 Bratislava Phone: +421 2 4924 9203, Fax: +421 2 4924 9203 Email: saus�, Homepage: SLO Slovenia Slovenian University Sports Association Gortanova 22, SI-1000 Ljubljana Phone: +386 1 520 78 26, Fax: +386 1 520 78 27 Email: info�, Homepage: ESP Spain Spanish Committee of University Sport Subdireccion General de Promoción Deportiva - Deporte Paralimpico, Avenida Martin Fierro s/n, ES - 28040 Madrid Phone: +34 91 589 6761, Fax: +34 91 589 6760 Email: antonio.montalvo�, Homepage: SWE Sweden Swedish University Sports Federation PO Box 2052, SE- 750 02 Uppsala Phone: +46 18 653 070, Fax: +46 18 653 079 Email: info�, Homepage: SUI Switzerland Swiss University Sport Federation Dufourstr. 50, CH-9000 St. Gallen Phone: +41 71 224 2256, Fax: +41 71 224 2254 Email: shsv�, Homepage: TUR Turkey Turkish University Sports Federation Ulus Is Hanı A Blok Kat: 2 No: 209, TR-06050 Ulus / Ankara Phone: +90 312 310 5043, Fax: +90 312 310 1683 Email: univspor�, Homepage: UKR Ukraine Sport’s Students Union of Ukraine 54 Dmitrievskaia, UA-01054 Kiev Phone: +380 44 216 4450, Fax: +380 44 216 6283 Email: jogging� Applied for membership: BiH Bosnia and Herzegovina Sports Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Committee for University Sports Titova 9a/I, BA-71000 Sarajevo Phone/Fax: +387 33663514 Email: sportbh� BLR Belarus Republican Center of Physical Education and Sports for Pupils and Students 4 Pobeditelej Ave, BY-220004 Minsk Phone: +37517 2032894, Fax: 37517 2035712 E-mail: shablyka� Not active: DEN Denmark Danish Students Sports Association Norre Alle 53, DK-2200 Copenhagen Phone: +45 3537 6198, Fax: +45 3535 2188 Email: dsi�, Homepage:



CURRENT STRUCTURE Executive Committee President:

Honorary President:

Alberto Gualtieri (ITA)

Enno Harms (GER)



Sini�a Jasni} (SRB)

Treasurer: Adam Roczek (POL)

Secretary General: Matjaž Pe~ovnik (SLO)

Members: Leonz Eder (SUI) Kemal Tamer (TUR) Oleg V. Matytsin (RUS) Wolf Frühauf (AUT) Phil Attwel (GBR) Raphael Gil Salinas (ESP) Tiina Beljaeva (EST) Dinos Pavlou (CYP)


Jelka Go{nik (CRO) Olaf Tabor (GER)

Student Commission Julien Buhajezuk (FRA) Iris Olberding (GER) Nataniel Mário Alves Araújo (POR) Karolina Rohan (POL) Thomas Gualtieri (ITA) Sara Rožman (SLO) Carlos Navarro Roncal (ESP) Zoltan Rakaczki (HUN) Victoria Sokolova (RUS) Edward Nicholas (GBR)

Technical Commission Chairman: Michel Bonfils (FRA)

Technical Delegates: Bastian Kruse (GER), Badminton Peter George (GER), Basketball Zarko Varajic (SRB), Basketball Daniela Erni (SUI), Beach Volleyball Jean Loup Miquet (FRA), Beach Volleyball Tibor Skala (CRO), Sailing Karl Berger (GER), Golf Patrik Perosa (SLO), Futsal Antonis Petrou (CYP), Football Frantisek Taborsky (CZE), Handball Pascal Denoyer (FRA), Handball Rajko Vujosevic (MNE), Karate Nigel Mayglothling (GBR), Rowing Josip Kostelic (CRO), Rowing Bob Reeves (GBR), Rugby Andrzej Hrehorowicz (POL), Table Tennis Nick Grivas (GRE), Tennis Lenny Barry (GBR), Volleyball Suleyman Kocasert (TUR), Volleyball Geert Magerman (BEL), Bridge

Contacts European University Sports Association (EUSA) Office: Gortanova 22, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia Tel. +386 40 750 075, Fax +386 1 520 7827

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In 2007, European Universities Championships in 12 sports were on the EUC Program. Table Tennis and Rugby 7s were added to the programme for the first time. number


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ES CHAMPIONSHIPS 2007 The number of participating teams is also growing. This year 361 university teams participated on the championships, the most of them (60) on the EUC Rowing. number


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36 European countries participated on the EUCs 2007, among them for the first time Albania, FYR Macedonia and Montenegro. Also 3 non EUSA members (Belarus, Luxemburg and Bosnia and Herzegovina) participated on EUCs this year. number


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University Teams from Germany and Poland participated on all 12 championships in 2007. Only 6 member federations (15%) were not present on

Germany was the most successful country regarding the results achieved by its teams on the EUC 2007, followed by Poland and Russia.

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43 European Universities Championships have been organised up to now. The following countries were present on more than half of the championships organised:

Switzerland, Spain, Czech Republic, Russia and Croatia hosted the EUC for the first time. We would like to record our thanks and congratulations to the hosting countries for contributing to such a successful year

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EUSA Awards 2007 BEST UNIVERSITY AWARD The Russian State University for Physical Education, Sports and Tourism (RUS)

FAIR PLAY AWARD The University of Zurich (SUI) - Ladies Eight Crew

EUSA MERIT OF ORDER Prof. dr. Lucija ^ok, Rector of the University of Primorska (SLO)




Ostrava, Czech Republic: June 21-24, 2007


he 1st European Universities Table Tennis Championship which took place from June 21 to 24 2007 in in Ostrava, CZE saw 25 university teams (16 men and 9 women) with 110 participants from 12 European Countries which took part in the event.

FINAL STANDINGS TEAM MEN 1. Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism, RUS 2. Orenburg State University, RUS 3. University of Cologne, GER 3. University of Ostrava, CZE TEAM WOMEN 1. Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism, RUS 2. Moscow Aviation Institute, RUS 3. University School of Physical Education Wroclaw, POL 3. Technical University of Ostrava, CZE The champions in other categories became: SINGLES MEN 1. Skachkov Kirill, Orenburg State University, RUS DOUBLES MEN

The EUC was officially opened by Mr. Tomas Cermak, the Rector of the Technical University of Ostrava. Participants were welcomed also by Mr. Adam Roczek, the EUSA EC Representative and Mr. Vaclav Samberger, the Secretary General of the Czech University Sports Federation. The competition took place in the new sports hall in Ostrava. 63 male and 31 female students participated on the event. The European Universities Champion Title went to the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism (RUS), which won both in men and women team competition.

1. Petrukhin Evgeny, Lakeev Vasily; Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism, RUS SINGLES WOMEN 1. Mikhailova Tatiana, Moscow Aviation Institute, RUS DOUBLES WOMEN 1. Mikijaniec Alina, Luczakowska Daria; University School of Physical Education, POL MIXED DOUBLES 1. Lakeev Vasily (Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism), Prokhorova Yulia (Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism)

EUSA would like to thank the Organising Committee from Ostrava and the Czech University Sports Association for the organisation of the event which was at the same time the first European Universities Championship organised in Czech Republic. The next EUC Table Tennis will take place in 2008 in Latina (ITA). 11

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Lodz, Poland: July 3-8, 2007


0 university teams (14 men and 6 women) from 13 European countries participated on the 2nd European Universities Handball Championship in Lodz, Poland, among them also for the first time the university teams from Belarus (BLR), the country which is expected to join the EUSA membership this year. The Championship was successfully organised by the Academic Sports Association of Poland and the Lodz Organising Committee. The European Universities Champions 2007 became the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg (GER) in women, and the Belarusian State University (BLR) in men competition. Belarusian State University (BLR) won in the men’s finals the University of Minho (POR) with 38:34, while the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg (GER) won all the other teams in women competition. On the closing ceremony the EUSA flag was passed over by the EUSA Delegate, Mr Dinos Pavlou, to the next Organiser from Nis (SRB) who invited all the teams to be there.

FINAL STANDINGS MEN 1. Belarusian State University, BLR 2. University of Minho, POR 3. Gazi University, TUR 4. AWF Warszawa, POL 5. University of Nis, SRB 6. German Sports University Cologne, GER 7. Alicante University, ESP 8. Abo Akademi University, FIN 9. INSA Lyon, FRA 10. State Uni. of Physical Education and Sport, MDA 11. University of Eindhoven, NED 12. University of Cyprus, CYP 13. University of Rijeka, CRO 14. AWF Katowice, POL WOMEN 1. Friedrich-Alexander Uni. Erlangen-Nürnberg, GER 2. Koszalin University of Technology, POL 3. Belarusian State Uni. of Physical Culture, BLR 4. AWF Warszawa, POL 5. University of Porto, POR 6. UFR Staps Lyon 1, FRA




Podgorica, Montenegro: July 6-8, 2007


odgorica (Montenegro) hosted the European Universities Karate Championship 2007. The Championship took place from July 6-8, 2007 and was organised by the Universities of Montenegro Sports Federation, the youngest EUSA member federation.

MALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL -75KG 1. Jovanovic Milos, University of Novi Sad, SRB MALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL -80KG 1. Brown Alton, South Bank University London, GBR MALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL +80KG

121 students from 17 European countries participated on the event, among them also for the first time on the EUSA Events students from Luxemburg, FYR Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The next EUC Karate will be organised in 2009.

FINAL STANDINGS MALE KUMITE TEAM 1. Dieburg University, GER 2. University of Montenegro, MNE 3. University of Novi Sad, SRB 3. University of Belgrade, SRB MALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL -60KG 1. Radulovic Jovan, Mediteran University, MNE MALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL -65KG 1. Macko Peter, Comenuis University Bratislava, SVK

1. Cecunjanin Almir, Mediteran University, MNE MALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL OPEN 1. Umicevic Dejan, University of Novi Sad, SRB FEMALE KUMITE TEAM 1. University of Belgrade, SRB 2. University of Athens, GRE 3. Dieburg University, GER 3. University of Vienna, AUT

MALE KATA TEAM 1. University of Belgrade, SRB 2. University of Novi Sad, SRB 3. Mediteran University, MNE 3. University of Cambridge, GBR MALE KATA INDIVIDUAL 1. Dack Vu Dac Minh, Pole University Leonardo De Vinci, FRA FEMALE KATA TEAM 1. University of Montenegro, MNE 2. Cyril & Methodius University, FYRM 3. University of Novi Sad, SRB 3. University of Belgrade, SRB FEMALE KATA INDIVIDUAL 1. Milacic Milena, University of Montenegro,

FEMALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL -53KG 1. Stojovic Biljana, University of Belgrade, SRB


FEMALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL -60KG 1. Steland Sonja, University of Luxemburg, LUX FEMALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL +60KG 1. Filipovic Tamara, University of Belgrade, SRB FEMALE INDIVIDUAL OPEN 1. Borou Sofia, Tei Pireaus, GRE

MALE KUMITE INDIVIDUAL -70KG 1. Beck Andre, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, GER


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record number of 20 men and 21 women universities teams from 18 European countries competed for the titles of the European Universities Champions in Beach Volleyball. The Championship took place from July 16-19, 2007 in Valencia, Spain. When the participants arrived in Spain, 103 volunteers and the Organising Committee prepared them a warm welcome. The participants were accommodated in Port Saplaya Residential Estate, located right on the beach, 4.5 Km from Valencia City. The Opening Ceremony took place in the main square of Port Saplaya Villa. After the march pass and welcome words from the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, the cultural program of Xarxa Theatre impressed the participants, visitors, the representatives of EUSA, CEDU, University of Valencia and the local government representatives who were present at the ceremony. Every day OC prepared a complete leisure, sports and cultural program including exhibitions, visits and activities. The sport facilities and the used material were on an excellent standard: sand, nets, lines, balls, antennas, player’s corners, referee’s /scorer’s places etc. – everything showed a highly professional level. The pool play was played in a round robin system. The best 16 teams of each gender got qualified for the 16-double elimination main bracket. The Champions became the University of Klagenfurt (AUT) in men and University of Cologne (GER) in women competition. The next event will take place in June 2008 in Antalya, TUR.


FINAL STANDINGS MEN 1. University of Klagenfurt, (F. Blaeuel, A. Huber), AUT 2. University of Berlin, (T. Götz, M. Böckermann), GER 3. University of Malaga, (J. Ariza, M.A. Echevarría), ESP 4. University of Tartu, (R Pähn, R. Rikber), EST 5. University Opole, (M. Majka, M. Melnarowicz), POL 5. University of Nice, (J. Rabaud, P. Ragondet), FRA 7. University of Lausanne, (S. Chevallier, J. Dougoud), SUI 7. University of Porto, (J. Cadete, P. Adriano), POR 9. University of Bern, (M. Foelmli, S. Nuesch), SUI 9. University of Leipzig, (D. Binsch, M. Winkler), GER 9. University of Dumlupinar, (V. Göntepe, H. Göntepe), TUR 13. University of J.E. Purkyne, (J. Kadraba, S. Oplt), CZE 13. University of Krakow, (Z. Matras, M. Mrozowski), POL 13. University of Ljubljana, (G. Perhaj, D. Sabec), SLO 13. University of Cyprus, (K. Efstathiou, A. Economidis) CYP 17. University of Valencia, (J. Cano, N. Ávila), ESP 17. University of J.E. Purkyne, (M. Bezdeka, J. Salon), CZE 17. University of Roma, (A. Marziale, S. Spano), ITA 17. University of Novi Sad, (D. Blagojevic, M. Jankovic), SRB WOMEN 1. University of Cologne, (R. Fleming, S. Hüttermann), GER 2. University of Vienna, (J. Jasbar, C. Rimser), AUT 3. Catholic University of Murcia, (E. Ribera, M. Bonafont), ESP 4. Estonian Business University, (N. Bratuhina, P. Bratuhina) EST 5. University J.E. Purkyne, (V. Polorna, M. Zackova) CZE 5. University of Hamburg, (F. Fischer, J. Köhler), GER 7. University of Ljubljana, (T. Dimec, E. Fabjan), SLO 7. Gazi University, (E. Kapdan, G. Güre?en), TUR 9. University of Valencia, (N. Pedro, L. Pedrós), ESP 9. Silesian University, (A. Laz, J. Michon), POL 9. University of Alicante, (V. Zamora, N. Pla), ESP 9. University J.E. Purkyne, (A. Pechackova, V. Jindrova), CZE 13. University of Cyprus, (C. Vouvakou, A. Charalambous), CYP 13. University of Gdansk, (A. Theis, A. Makiewicz), POL 13. University of Montpellier, (J. Bussiere, A. Goux), FRA 13. Mesi University, (K. Kravtsova, S. Shevyakova), RUS 17. University of Tirana, (P. Ambo, D. Hoxhalli), ALB 17. Technion University, (N. David, O. Berger), ISR 17. Technion University, (M. Skarbovsky, A. Zalsavsky) ISR 17. Instituto Superior Maia, (F. Rocha, D. Sousa), POR 17. University of Rome, (G. Bettiol, L. Cavalluzzi), ITA



Rijeka, Croatia: July 16-23, 2007


he 7th European Universities Volleyball Championship took place from July 16-23, 2007 in Rijeka and was the first EUC organised in Croatia ever. A record number of 20 men and 15 women university teams from 17 European countries totalling more then 400 players and officials were participating on the event, which was organised by the Rijeka Organising Committee and the Croatian University Sports Federation. The Opening Ceremony was held on the Rijeka coast. Dancing group started the show and was followed by the parade of the participating teams. The Mayor of the City, Rector of the University of Rijeka, representatives of the Republic of Croatia and EUSA welcomed the participants. The matches on the competition were played on a very high quality level. The titles of the European Universities Champions went to the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism (Russia) in women competition, and Gazi University (Turkey) in men competition. Social program in the evenings was also highly appreciated. There were parties on different places in the city every evening and teams gathered also in the campus to sing and play guitars. Very nice gala-dinner was organised for the team leaders. The Closing Ceremony was held after the final games in the sports hall followed by a big farewell party. The EUC Volleyball 2008 will take place in Camerino, Italy.

FINAL STANDINGS MEN 1. Gazi University, TUR 2. Sibirian Federal University, RUS 3. State Higher Vocational School Racibórz, POL 4. Malaga University, ESP 5. University of Montenegro, MEN 6. University of Ljubljana, SLO 7. TU München, GER 8. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GRE 9. Polytechnic of Karlovac, CRO 10. University of Warsaw, POL 11. IUSM, ITA 12. University of Porto Sport Faculty, POR 13. Erasmus University, NED 14. University of Latvia, LAT 15. J. Gutenberg University of Mainz, GER 16. Estonian University of Life Sciences, EST 17. INSA Lyon, FRA 18. Sheffield Hallam University, GRB 19. Loughborough University, GRB 20. TOBB Uni. of Economics and Technology, TUR WOMEN 1. Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism, RUS 2. University of Ljubljana, SLO 3. Technical University of Czestochowa, POL 4. University of Rijeka, CRO 5. University of Montenegro, MEN 6. Tomsk State Pedagogical University, RUS 7. Neuchatel University, SUI 8. University of Almería, ESP 9. J. Gutenberg University of Mainz, GER 10. University of Tartu, EST 11. TU München, GER 12. University of Minho, POR 13. National and Capodistrian Uni. of Athens, GRE 14. TU Delft, NED


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Rome, Italy: July 9-15


th European Universities Football Championship 2007 took place in Rome, Italy. 22 university teams (16 men and 6 women) from 15 European countries took part on the event, which was successfully organised by the Italian University Sports Federation (CUSI) and CUS Roma. The Organising Committee chaired by Mr. Carmelo Anania organised great Opening Ceremony at the swimming pool of CUS Roma. The championship was officially opened by the EUSA executive Committee Member Mr. Wolf Fruhauf. In the men tournament the title of the European Universities Champions went to the University of Orleans (FRA), which won in the finals the University of Istanbul (TUR) by penalties 5:3. In the regular playing time the result was 1:1. Also in the women finals the winner was known only after the penalties. The champion became the University of Madrid (ESP) which won the University of Munich (GER) with 4:2 (1:1).

On the Closing Ceremony the EUSA Flag was handed to the representatives of the Ukrainian Students Football Union and Ukrainian Students Sports Union, who will organise the next EUC Football in Kiew next year.

FINAL STANDINGS MEN 1. University of Orleans, FRA 2. University of Istanbul, TUR 3. University of Chieti, ITA 4. University of Moscow, RUS 5. University of Kiev, UKR 6. University of Siauliau, LTU 7. University of Bochum, GER 8. Polytechnic of Leiria, POR 9. University of Salamanca, ESP 10. University of Cyprus, CYP 11. University of Patras, GRE 12. University of Athens, GRE 13. IADP University of Kiev, UKR 14. University of Warsaw, POL 15. University of Jyvaskyla, FIN 16. University of Ankara, TUR WOMEN 1. University of Madrid, ESP 2. University of Munich, GER 3. University of Nantes, FRA 4. University of Zurich, SUI 5. University of Valencia, ESP 6. University of Brighton, GBR




he 4th EUC Futsal was organised by the Slovenian University Sports Association (SUSA) from July 23-30, 2007 in Izola. It was the third event organised in cooperation of SUSA and the University of Primorska. 20 men from 16 European countries participated on the event what represents a new record. The Opening Ceremony was held on the open air in the City Centre in the presence of more than 1,000 spectators. Prof. dr. Otmar Kugovnik, the President of SUSA and Mr. Phil Attwell, EUSA EC Representative in the presence of the representatives of the City and University of Primorska welcomed the participants and opened the Championship. A reach cultural program followed the official part of the ceremony. After a number of quality matches, the title of the Champions went to the Dniepropetrovsk State Finance Academy (UKR) who won in the finals the University of Zagreb (CRO) with 3:1. The bronze medallist was decided after penalties. The title for Fair Play went to the University of Munster (GER). The best scorer was Stephan Boos from the University of Zurich (SUI).

FINAL STANDINGS 1. Dniepropetrovsk State Finance Academy, UKR 2. University of Zagreb, CRO 3. University of Novi Sad, SRB 4. SUMI State University, UKR 5. University of Coimbra, POR 6. University of Ljubljana, SLO 7. University of Nancy, FRA 8. University of Split, CRO 9. University Tor Vergata Roma, ITA 10. University of Zurich, SUI 11. University of Technology Tampere, FIN 12. Erciyes University, TUR 13. Catholic University San Antonio Murcia, ESP 14. University of Primorska, SLO 15. University of Physical Education Wroclaw, POL 16. University Institute of Motor Sciences Roma, ITA 17. Eindhoven Technical University, NED 18. University of Montenegro, MEN 19. University of Munster, GER 20. Catholic University of Louvain, BEL

More results and photos are available on www. The host of the EUC Futsal in 2008 will be Wroclaw (POL).


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Geneva, Switzerland: July 23-29, 2007


eneva, SUI was the host of the 7th European Universities Championship in Basketball. The event was organised by the University of Geneva and the Swiss University Sports Federation. 16 men and 8 women teams from 15 European countries participated on the event. In the men’s final the Vytautas Magnus University (LIT ) won the Aristotle University (GRE) of Thessaloniki by 86:82. The Champions in women competition became the team of Higher Vocational State School Gorzow (POL) who won the University of Ljubljana (SLO) by 71:62 in the finals. The awards for the best player went to Katarina Ristic (University of Ljubljana) and Paulius Pociuipa (Vytautas Magnus University (LIT ), while the Fair Play Awards were given to the University of Amsterdam (w) and AA Coimbra (m). More results and photos are available on www.eubc2007. The host of the EUC Basketball 2008 will be the University Sports Federation of Serbia, who will organise the championship in the university city of Novi Sad.


FINAL STANDINGS MEN 1. Vytautas Magnus University, LIT 2. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GRE 3. University of Kragujevac, SRB 4. Leiden University, NED 5. University of Split, CRO 6. University of Bologna, ITA 7. Bahcesehir University, TUR 8. University of Phys Ed. Suprasl, POL 9. University of Ljubljana, SLO 10. TEI Thessaloniki, GRE 11. Celal Bayar University, TUR 12. Philips College, CYP 13. University of Geneva, SUI 14. Reims University, FRA 15. AA Coimbra, POR 16. University of Göttingen, GER WOMEN 1. Higher Vocational State School Gorzow, POL 2. University of Ljubljana, SLO 3. University of Amsterdam, NED 4. Université de Toulouse, FRA 5. University of Porto, POR 6. University of Novi Sad, SRB 7. Polytechnic Institute of Porto, POR 8. University of Göttingen, GER



Girona/Banyoles, Spain: September 6-8, 2007 FINAL STANDINGS


he 3rd European Universities Rowing Championship 2007 was successfully organised from September 6-8, 2007 in Girona, ESP. 60 Universities from 13 countries took part on the event, entering a total of 336 athletes in 125 crews; meaning that the number of participants was the highest up to now. Also the standard of participants was very high, and included several athletes coming direct from the (FISA) World Rowing Championships and also many World U23 & World University medallists. You can find more information and detailed results on the official website of the event: http:// The next event will take place in Zagreb, CRO in 2008.

Champions 2007: LW 1x: Glessen University S.F., GER W 1x: University of Koln, GER LW 2x: University of Girona, ESP W 2x: CUS Milano, ITA W 2: Durham University, GBR LW 4x: Durham University, GBR W 4x: Berlin University, GER W 4-: Heidelberg University, GER W 8+: Groningen University, NED M 1x: Stuttgart University, GER LM 1x: University of Darmstadt, GER LM 2x: University of Karlsruhe, GER M 2x: University of Vienna, AUT M 2-: University of Girona, ESP M 4-: Bristol University, GBR M 4x: University of Vienna, AUT LM 4-: Durham University, GBR LM 4x: University of Linz, AUT M 8+: Czech University of Technology, CZE


EUC 2007

1st EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES RUGBY 7s CHAMPIONSHIP Grenoble, France: September 27-29, 2007


he first European Universities Rugby 7s Championship was organised from September 2829, 2007 in Grenoble (FRA). 12 University Teams from 7 European countries took part on the championship which was organised by the French University Sports Federation and the University Sports Federation of Grenoble. The first European Champion became the team from the University of Wales Institute Cardiff (GBR), who won in the finals the University of Leeds Met Carnegie (GBR). The third place went to the University Pierre Mendes France of Grenoble (FRA). The next edition of the championship will be held in Rome (ITA) in 2008.


FINAL STANDINGS 1. University of Wales Institute Cardiff, GBR 2. University of Leeds Met Carnegie, GBR 3. University Pierre Mendes France of Grenoble, FRA 4. University of Bordeaux 2, FRA 5. Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw, POL 6. University of Limoges, FRA 7. University of Padova, ITA 8. University of Montpellier, FRA 9. University of Barcelona, ESP 10. University of Hamburg, GER 11. University of Grenoble 2, FRA 12. University of Geneva, SUI



St. Petersburg, Rusija: November 12-17, 2007


he European Universities Badminton Championship 2007 was held from November 12-17, 2007 in St. Petersburg (RUS). 18 university teams with over 150 participants from 12 European countries took part on the event which was successfully organised by the Russian Student Sports Union and the St. Petersburg Organising Committee. The event was the first EUC organised in Russia. You can find more info on the official website of the event: The next championship will take place in 2008 in Krakow (POL).

FINAL STANDINGS Team Competition 1. University of Hamburg, GER 2. University of Vladivostok, RUS 3. NTU KHPI, UKR 4. Loughborough University, GBR 5. University of Chelyabinsk, RUS 6. Duisburg - Essen University, GER 7. FINEC of Saint-Petersburg, RUS 8. University of Physical Education and Toursim, POL 9. Technical University Munchen, GER 10. University of Moscow, RUS 11. Saarland University, GER 12. University of Cyprus, CYP 13. University of Olsztyn, POL 14. University of Bern, SUI 15. University of Tartu, EST 16. University of Krakow, POL 17. University of Minho, POR

Women’ s Single 1. Prus Olena, NTU KHPI, UKR 2. Martynenko Mariya, NTU KHPI, UKR 3. Dimova Evgenia, University of Vladivostok, RUS 3. Polikarpova Ksenia, FINEC of Saint-Petersburg, RUS Men’s Double 1. Malutin Viktor, Ukk Nikolai; FINEC of Saint-Petersburg, RUS 2. Lunev Sergey, Vasil’Ev Alexey: University of Vladivostok, RUS 3. Ivanov Vladimir, Hakimov Nikita; University of Chelyabinsk, RUS 3. Zauner Peter, Zirnwald Roman, AUT Women’s Double 1. Rojdestvenskaya Valeria, Polikarpova Ksenia; FINEC of Saint-Petersburg, RUS 2. Brett Liz, Smith Caroline; Loughborough Uni., GBR 3. Chydenseva Lubov, Naymenkova Anastacia; University of Chelyabinsk, RUS 3. Neumann Karoline, Klingelhofer Claudia; TU Munchen, GER Mixed Double 1. Vasil’Ev Alexey, Dimova Evgenia; University of Vladivostok, RUS 2. Nazarenko Anton, Shimko Elena; University of Moscow, RUS 3. Niesner Maurice, Hoffmann Astrid; University of Hamburg, GER 3. Armstrong Tom, Brett Liz: Loughborough University, GBR

Men’s Single 1. Roch Jens, Saarland University, GER 2. Ivanov Vladimir; University of Chelyabinsk, RUS 3. Schoettler Sebastian Jens; Uni. of Hamburg, GER 3. Lunev Sergey; University of Vladivostok, RUS





he First European Universities Sailing Cup in Zadar saw the participation of twenty Universities from eight countries. The regatta was a monotype regatta (all sailing the same ships), divided in two classes, “Bavaria 42 Match” of the company Adriatic Challenge and “Elan 31” of the company Elan Yachting. The qualifications lasted for two days and the competition took place on the third day. The regatta field was in the Channel of Zadar, while accompanying events took place in the offices of the Sailing club Uskok, Arsenal, club Garden and Barbarellas club. University of Derby from Israel won the Cup, and

next year we’ll witness the 1st European Universities Championship in Sailing.



he first European Universities Cup in Aesthetic Group Gymnastics was organized from March

8-10, 2007 in Moscow, Russia. More than 80 students from 7 countries took part in the event. The Opening Ceremony was organized in the sport centre. After march pass of the participants and the cultural program, speeches were held by Mr. Oleg Matytsin, the President of the Russian Sport Student Union and Mrs. Paivi Alhroos-Tanttu, the Chair of Technical Committee of IFAGG. Mrs. Polina Nochevnova, the Executive Director of Russian Federation of Aesthetic Gymnastics declared the competitions open. The Sport Centre, where the competition took place, was well equipped and the participants had the best conditions for compete.


MEDALLISTS 1. Tartu University, EST 2. Moscow State Pedagogical University, RUS 3. Kharkov State Academy of Physical Culture, UKR


2nd EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES CUP IN BRIDGE Brugge, Belgium: August 4-9, 2007


he 2nd European Universities Bridge Cup was held in Brugge (BEL) from August 4-9, 2007. With 32 university teams participating, the event was a big success. You can find more information on the website: Based on the good results of the CUP, EUSA decided to organise in 2009 the first EUC in bridge.

MEDALLISTS 1. University of Paris Sud, FRA 2. University of Warszaw, POL 3. Trondheim and Sør-Trøndelag University College, NOR

XXIII SELL GAMES UNDER EUSA PATRONAGE Kaunas, Lithuania: May 16-20, 2007

Games in 1998. The SELL Games were created in 1923 and organized until 1940. They were not organised during the cold war. 16 countries were competing in 9 sports. Together with these competitions, the SELL Games are welcoming a festival “Sport for all”. This festival includes in its program, street basketball, street football, street handball, cross-country race, darts, floorball, beach volleyball, and many other cultural activities. The President of the Lithuanian University Sports Federation, Mr. Ceslovas Garbaliauskas invited all


n May 18th, in Kaunas, Lithuania, FISU President George E. Killian declared officially opened the 23rd SELL Students Games. This Opening Ceremony gave the opportunity to the organisers to thanks and honour the university sports federations that decided to revive these

the members of the FISU and EUSA Family present on the games to visit the Parliament and Government of Republic of Lithuania and Lithuanian Olympic Committee Headquarters, where they met with the representatives of these institutions. Mr. Alberto Gualtieri, the EUSA President, also took the floor to speak about the future relations with the world’s students association on the Conference that was held during the Games. The next edition of the SELL Games will be held next year in Finland. 23


8th EUSA GENERAL ASSEMBLY Valencia, Spain: December 1-3, 2006

EUC 2007 Organisers Convention The Convention took place on the occasion of the EUSA General Assembly in Valencia. During the


alencia was the venue of the 8th EUSA General Assembly, which took place from December 1-3, 2006. The representatives from 33 EUSA member federations participated on the event. Beside them, also many guests were present, including a huge number of FISU Executive Committee members, EUSA Technical Delegates and EUC 2007 Organisers. The official part of the General Assembly started in the La Nau-University building. The participants were welcomed by the representatives of the Spanish University Sports Federation (CEDU), University of Valencia, City of Valencia and EUSA President. The Gaudeamus Igitur Anthem was performed by the student choir of the University of Valencia. Before EUSA President Alberto Gualtieri presented the annual report to the Assembly, FISU President George E. Killian took the floor and congratulated the EUSA for its great activities and for the continues support of FISU. The delegates later accepted the annual reports, the annual accounts for 2006 and the provisional budget 2007, presented by Treasurer Adam Roczek. The General Assembly of EUSA, chaired by Roch Campana, accepted Montenegro as a new member. The General Assembly also approved some changes of the Statutes. After the General Assembly the Closing Dinner was held in the Palacio de la Exposition, on which the EUSA President thanked again the representatives of CEDU, the City and University of Valencia for the organisation of the event.


Convention the representatives of EUSA, Matjaz Pecovnik, Secretary General and Michel Bonfils, EUSA Technical Commission Chair, gave a general briefing on the terms and conditions as well as on examples for best practice of organisation of the European Universities Championships. Subsequently the Technical Delegates met with the Organising Committees of their respective sport in order to check all details of the organisation. Around 30 representatives from all the EUC 2007 Organising Committees and EUSA Technical delegates were present on the Convention.

EUSA Seminar In the EUSA Seminar, organised a day before the EUSA General Assembly, four keynote speakers took the floor and stressed the important relationship between University, Tourism and Sport. Lluis Bellvis, Professor of the Department of Commercialisation and Markets Investigation of the University of Valencia expressed the local point of view. He showed the importance of great events like the America’s Cup for Valencia. Leonz Eder, member of the EUSA Board, pointed out the economical effects of university sport activities in tourist regions, with the example of Wintersports in Switzerland. The East Europe point of view was presented by Ekaterina Furman, Member of the board of Russian Student Sports Union and Elena Demidovich, Vice President of the Students league of the Republic of Tatarstan. They underlined the importance of the role of student sports in Russia.



uropean University Sports Association (EUSA) in cooperation with the University of Ljubljana and the Slovenian University Sports Association (SUSA) organized the International Seminar on the University Sport, which took place from July 20-22, 2007 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The seminar was organized under the patronage of FISU. The theme of the Seminar was: The new FISU - The role of Europe and Continental University Sports Federations. The participants of the Seminar were the presidents and the representatives of the National Uni-

a very important meeting before the FISU General Assembly. The Seminar took place at the Senate Room of the University of Ljubljana. Before the Opening Ceremony, the Rector of the University of Ljubljana, Mrs. Andreja Kocijancic received the FISU President George E. Killian, EUSA President Alberto Gualtieri, SUSA President Otmar Kugovnik and EUSA Secretary General Matjaz Pecovnik. The Mayor of Ljubljana Mr. Zoran Jankovic and VicePresident of the Olympic Committee of Slovenia Mr. Bogdan Gabrovec also attended the Opening session to welcome the participants. This seminar was the opportunity for deeper exchange of point of views on the future of the international university sport, and it proved to be very useful. Special thanks for the Slovenian University Sports Association and its partners for the successful organisation.

versity Sports Associations from Europe, members of the EUSA Executive Committee, President and Secretary General of FISU, the representatives of the Continental University Sports Federations and the candidates for the position of the FISU President in the next 4-year term. 45 participants from 26 countries took part on the Seminar, considered




Moscow, Russia: September 27-30, 2007


he 5th EUSA Symposium was organised by the Russian Student Sports Union from September 27-30, 2007 in Moscow (RUS). The plenary session started on September 28, 2007. The participants were first welcomed by Mr. Alberto Gualtieri, EUSA President and Mr. Oleg V. Matytsin, the President of the Russian Student

In the round-table discussion around 30 participants from 10 European countries exchanged their experience of the organization of student’s sports in their countries. On the next morning, the participants visited the Russian State University of Physical Education (RSUFE), its sports facilities, museum and library,

Sports Union (RSSU). Both were also keynote speakers on the session. Beside them, the presentations were also given

while in the afternoon the Organising Committee organised an excursion in Moscow. The next EUSA Symposium will be organised in

by Mr. Blair A.N., the Rector of RSUFE, Mr. Rodichenko V.S., Honourable Vice-President of the Olympic Committee of Russia and Mr. Klesnev from


the Russian Institute of Sport London. STC Chairman and members presented the activities of the Student Commission, while Mr. Arie Rozenwieg, the President of the Academic Sport Association of Israel presented the Friendship Games Event.

9th EUSA GENERAL ASSEMBLY Belgrade, Serbia: November 30 - December 1, 2007


uropean University Sports Association will in

cooperation with the University Sports Federation of Serbia organise the 9th EUSA General


Assembly in Belgrade. All the information is available on



USA Executive Committee met four times in 2007. The first meeting was held upon the invitation of Mr. George E. Killian, FISU President from February 22 to 25 in the FISU Headquarters in Brussels. The second meeting was held in Switzerland on the occasion of 75 years of the Swiss University Sports Federation. The meeting was organised in Magglingen from May 30-June 2, 2007. From October 18-21, 2007 members of the EUSA Executive Committee were guests of the Cyprus University Sports Federation (CUSF), who hosted the meeting in Lefkosia. On that occasion Mr. Alberto Gualtieri, EUSA President, was awarded

Honorary member of the CUSF. During the Sumer Universiade in Bangkok, the EUSA Executive Committee held its first extraordinary meeting. The last EUSA Executive Committee Meeting will be held in Belgrade on November 29, 2007.



he EUSA Student Commission (STC) Members met on its first meeting in Rome from Sep-

tember 7-9, 2007. The members discussed the role of STC and its activity plan for the future.



he Russian Student Sport Union with the support of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan organized the CIS and Eastern Europe University Sports Seminar, which took place from April 19-22, 2007 in Kazan (RUS). More than 50 representatives of the National University Sports Associations participated on the event, together with the Presidents and the Secretary Generals of FISU, EUSA and other continental university sports organizations. Present on the seminar were also the leaders of the State Duma of Russian Federation, Heads of the Federal

Agency of Physical Culture and Sports, Federal Agency of Education, Russian Olympic Committee and other leaders of sport and public organizations in Kazan. 27




he Hungarian University Sports Federation (HUSF) was founded on 25th March 1907, and it celebrated its 100th anniversary on 25th

25th March, 2007 at the Centennial General Assembly. HUSF president Dr. Robert Frenkl greeted the participants, followed by the speeches of FISU

March 2007. In 1935, 1949, and 1954 it organized World University Games. With the foundation of FISU in

General Secretary Mr. Roch Campana and EUSA President Mr. Alberto Gualtieri. The spectacular cultural and sports program was followed by the

1959 as one of its members HUSF played a significant role in the international university sports life. The 1965 Universiade took place in Budapest,

awarding ceremony. More information about Hungarian University Sports Federation (HUSF) can be obtained at

and in the last decades HUSF organized 8 World University Championships in different sports and games. HUSF is also a member of EUSA, from its

foundation onwards, trying to improve European University Sports with the help of a delegate in the EUSA Student Commission. Representatives of 41 member institutions, 35 National Sports Federations, 47 University Sports Clubs and several international organizations; an estimated 350 participants were present on




he celebration was held at the University of Maribor, and was attended by over 100 prominent guests from Slovenia and abroad, including Mr. George E. Killian – FISU President, Mr. Alberto Gualtieri (ITA) - EUSA President and the representatives from 15 National University Sports Federations from Europe. The ceremony started with the speech by the President of Slovenian University Sports Association prof. dr. Otmar Kugovnik, and the general presentation of the history of the association given by the Secretary General Mr MatjaŞ Pe~ovnik. Slovenian student athletes participating under the umbrella of SUSA have won 77 medals on the Summer and Winter Universiades up to now 54 and 10 medals on the World University Championships. Slovenia is also very successful in the European Universities Championships, as its students have participated in 26 championships organised, winning 24 medals. SUSA has organised 4 European Universities Championships, EUSA General Assembly, EUSA Seminar and a World University Championship up to now. Next year, World University Futsal Championship will be organised in Koper. SUSA is also a candidate for the organisation of the EUC Handball in 2009 and Winter Universiade 2013. Additional information about SUSA can be obtained at 29




he Swiss University Sports Federation celebrated its 75th anniversary with three

events in Magglingen, also called the “Mekka” of the Swiss Sport. The SUSF invited the Executive Committee of EUSA to its second meeting of this year to the Swiss Federal Institute of Sport in Magglingen. For the first time, Swiss University Championships were held in seven different sports: Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Floorball, Tennis, Table Tennis and Badminton in the same city, and with a Gala dinner the Swiss Students Sport Organisation celebrated the 75 Years of its existence. At this occasion, EUSA President Alberto Gualtieri presented the EUSA plaque to SUSF President Martin Hodler. Switzerland, a very active member of FISU since the beginning, became more and more

active also in the framework of EUSA and organized the EUC Basketball this year in Geneva. Around 900 Students from many Swiss Universities, Federal Institutes of Technology and Universities of Applied Sciences took part in the Championships in Magglingen. In a big party tent the students celebrated the 75th anniversary of SUSF.




he celebration took part at the beginning of

Research, Minister of Culture and president of

the year. There is a nice tradition to celebrate it sportingly. There was a tournament for university professors, employees, university sports clubs,

the Olympic Committee honoured the celebrations with their presence and gave the prize for the Estonian Academic Sports Federation for the

supporters and ministries. Tournament took place already fifth time and 37 teams participated in volleyball, basketball and chess. Great tournament

good development work done during the 15 years in Estonia in the university sports. EASF have organised EUSA volleyball Championships in 2005

in the good spirit of university sport was held, employees of the Tallinn Technical University won the cup of the most sportive university.

in Tallinn, is one of the founders and organisers of the SELL Games, World University Orienteering Championships will be organized in Tartu in 2008.

Next day the official reception by Ants Veetõusme, president of EASF was held in Tallinn, National Opera Theatre. Minister of Education and

EASF has been active to participate successfully in EUC and universiades.



USA President Alberto Gualtieri together with EUSA EC Member Wolf FrĂźhauf had a meeting with the President of the European University Association (EUA), the Rector of the University of Vienna, prof. dr. Georg Winckler in Vienna -in the rectors office in the main building of the University on Tuesday, 10th April 2007. President Gualtieri presented the EUSA, its aims and activities to the EUA-President, who was impressed by the results EUSA achieved since it was founded in Vienna in 1999. The EUA - as the Europe-wide Association of all universities in Europe - is delighted about EUSAs existence and activities and will give recognition to EUSA as a partner of EUA in promoting the aims of higher Education and Science as well as university sport

in Europe. EUA and EUSA will have a close cooperation to the best of universities and university sport in Europe in the future.

EUSA PRESENT ON THE DANUBE RECTORS CONFERENCE 120 participants from many European Universi-


he EUSA President Alberto Gualtieri and Sec-

retary General Matjaz Pecovnik participated on the annual Danube Rectors’ Conference (DRC) which took place from September 23-25, 2007 in Krems, Austria. The Conference with the title Strategic management and new challenges of competitive universities in the Danube region attracted more than

ties. The DRC conference discussed the following topics: higher education management, especially leadership and personnel development at universities in the Danube region; E-learning strategies and their support within the universities; the challenges of university continuing education and relevant management tasks for DRC universities; International co-competition. On this occasion, EUSA President, who was one of the key-speakers on the DRC organised last year, met also with prof. dr. Georg Winckler, the President of the European University Association and prof. dr. Ivan Rozman, the President of the Danube Rectors Conference. 31


FISU GENERAL ASSEMBLY ust prior to the start of the 24th Summer Universiade, the General Assembly of FISU took


the upcoming Summer and Winter Universiades. The Assembly also elected for the next 4-year

place from August 5 to 6 in Bangkok, Thailand. During the Assembly, the representatives of the Member Associations listened and approved the re-

mandate the new Executive Committee, who is from 2007 on composed of the members elected by the General Assembly and by the representa-

ports of the President, Secretary-General, Treasurer, Auditor and the strategic review of the Challenge 21 Group.The Assembly also heard status reports of

tives of the Continental University Sports Organisations having the status of Associate Member of the FISU.


President George E. Killian (USA)

1st Vice-President Claude-Louis Gallien (FRA)

Vice-Presidents Stefan Bergh (SWE) Hassan Chikh (ALG) Zhang Xinsheng (CHN) Luciano Cabral (BRA)

Treasurer Danzandorj Bayasgalan (MGL)

1st Assessor Malumbete Ralethe (RSA)


Chong Yang Kim (KOR) Chen Tai-Cheng (TPE) Kairis Ulp (EST) Alison Odell (GBR) Leonz Eder (SUI) Stavros Douvis (GRE) Marian Dymalski (POL) Kemal Tamer (TUR) Sinisa Jasnic (SRB) Pedro Dias (POR) Verena Burk (GER) Omar Al Hai (UAE) Oleg Matytsin (RUS) Peninnah Kabenge (UGA) Hisato Igarashi (JPN)

Continental delegates Europe (EUSA): Alberto Gualtieri (ITA) America (ODUPA): Julio Jakob (URU) Africa (FASU): Silvanus Lamiayi Lamptey (GHA) Asia (AUSF): to be nominated Oceania: to be nominated

Auditor Adrian Gagea (ROM)



ISU’s oldest educational event (the first Conference dates back to 1960) was held at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand from August 10-15, 2007. The conference considered the subject: “University Sports: sport creates man;

man develops nationhood“. More than 400 participants coming from 30 countries participated on the event. More information:



orino (ITA) hosted the 23rd Winter Universiade. 1,906 student athletes from 52 countries challenged each other in 11 snow and ice disciplines and fighting for 72 championship titles. According to the statistics of the organisers, 24 countries won at least one medal, most of them being members of EUSA. The most successful European countries were Russia with 34 medals, Italy 17, Ukraine 16, Poland 12 and Slovenia with

10 medals. 10,620 people have accredited for the event, and 6,326 the members of the Organizing Committee staff, 3012 of which were volunteers, who contributed to the success of the event. Out of 39 EUSA member federations, 29 were present on the games in Italy. Closing Ceremony the FISU flag passed in the hands of the Organising Committee of Harbin, China who will organize the next Winter Universiade in 2009.



he 24th Summer Universiade took place from

August 8 to 18, 2007 in Bangkok, Thailand. 9006 participants, representing over 6,000 athletes from 152 countries, took part at this world’s largest student sport games competing in 18 sports. Most of EUSA members also participated at the Universiade with their national teams. The most successful of EUSA members was Russian Federation which won 92 medals altogether (ranking in second place right after China) and there were 8 others among top 20 countries:

Ukraine (66 medals), Germany (25 medals), Italy (21) … The next Summer University Games will be held in Belgrade (SRB) from July 1-12, 2009.



ISU attributed the organisation of the Summer Universiade 2011 to Shenzhen (CHN) and Winter Universiade 2011 Erzurum (TUR). The

organisers of the 2013 Universiades will be announced on May 31, 2008.



FISU EVENTS 2008 World University Championships Chess Cross Country Badminton Cycling Hockey Woodball Triathlon Match Racing Beach Volleyball Handball Archery Wrestling Karate Rugby 7s Taekwondo Baseball Orienteering Squash Futsal (m) Golf Bridge Rowing Futsal (w) Canoeing Flat Water Wild Water Canoe Boxing Sailing Waterski Sport Shooting Equestrian Floorball Weightlifting

Novokuznetsk (RUS) Forges–Les-Eaux (FRA) Braga (POR) Nijmegen(NED) Johannesburg (RSA) Varna (BUL) Erdek (TUR) Gdansk (POL) Hamburg (GER) Venice (ITA) Tainan County (TPE) Thessaloniki (GRE) Wroclaw (POL) Cordoba (ESP) Belgrade (SRB) Czech Rep. (CZE) Tartu (EST) Cairo (EGY) Koper (SLO) Sun City (RSA) Lodz (POL) Belgrade (SRB) Vitoria (BRA) Belgrade (SRB) Bratislava (SVK) Kazan (RUS) Palma de Mallorca (ESP) Beijing (CHN) Beijing (CHN) Alger (ALG) Seinäjoki (FIN) Athens (GRE)

03.03. – 11.03. 05.04. – 06.04. 05.05. – 10.05. 21.05. – 26.05. 24.05. – 01.06. 26.06. – 29.06. 27.06. – 28.06. 01.07. – 06.07. 02.07. – 06.07. 05.07. – 13.07. 07.07. – 10.07. 09.07. – 13.07. 11.07. – 13.07. 16.07. – 19.07. 16.07. – 20.07. 17.07. – 27.07. 29.07. – 02.08. 22.08. – 28.08. 24.08. – 31.08. 02.09. – 05.09. 03.09. – 08.09. 05.09. – 07.09. 07.09. – 13.09. 19.09. – 21.09. 19.09. – 21.09. 19.09. – 28.09. 22.09. – 27.09. 24.09. – 29.09. 08.10. – 11.10. 10.10. – 13.10. 06.11. – 09.11. 25.11. – 28.11.

Krakow (POL)

01.07. – 06.07.

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EUSA EVENTS 2008 European Universities Championships Beach Volleyball Table Tennis Futsal Handball Volleyball Basketball Football Rugby 7s Rowing Badminton Tennis Sailing

Antalya (TUR) Latina (ITA) Wroclaw (POL) Ni{ (SRB) Camerino (ITA) Novi Sad (SRB) Kiew (UKR) Rome (ITA) Zagreb (CRO) Krakow (POL) Dublin (IRL) Zadar (CRO)

17.06. – 22.06. 03.07. – 06.07. 14.07. – 19.07. 14.07. – 20.07. 21.07. – 27.07. 21.07. – 27.07. 21.07. – 27.07. 23.07. – 27.07. 28.08. – 30.08. 10.09. – 14.09. 09.12. – 14.12.

European Universities Cups Aesthetic Gymnastics Cross Country Biathlon Athletics Taekwondo

Tartu (EST) Çankırı (TUR) Tyumen (RUS) Camerino (ITA) Moscow (RUS)

21.02. – 24.02. 07.03. – 09.03. 01.04. – 10.04. 23.07. – 24.07.

Otaniemi - Espoo (FIN) Tel Aviv (ISR)

22.05. – 25.05. 30.05. – 06.06.

Paris (FRA)

05.12. - 07.12.

EUSA Patronage SELL Games Friendship Games

Conferences EUSA General Assembly

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