The international University Sports Federation (FISU) organise the World University Games (the Universiade) every two years.
The Summer Universiade consists of 10 compulsory sports with 13 compulsory disciplines and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country. The Universiade is widely recognised as the second largest multisport Games in the world after the Olympics and progressively has risen to World Class in scale and standard, with over 10,000 participants from 150+ countries.
The 2017 Summer Universiade will be held in Taipei, Chinese Taipei from the 19th – 30th August. Athletes are currently in camp and ready for competition!
The GLL Sport Foundation supports many University students, with eight of them competing at the Universiade this year. The following athletes will be competing out in Taipei.
Ashe-Wynter Morgan – Archery
Jacob Paul – Athletics
Adelle Tracey – Athletics
Anna Hopkin – Swimming
Lutalo Muhammad – Taekwondo
Brooke Tafazolli – Water Polo
Mercy Brown – Weightlifting
Noorin Gulam – Weightlifting
Good luck to all our supported athletes and Team GB and Northern Ireland – we look forward to seeing some positive results!