19 February 2016

2018 FISU WUCs – Announcement of the host countries

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LAUSANNE - FISU is proud to announce the host countries of the 2018 FISU World University Championships. As you are aware, the bidding procedure that started a year ago gathered more than forty candidatures.

FISU will not only be visiting well known territories but will also welcoming new members in its hosting family (Namibia, Indonesia and Argentina). This is a positive sign, demonstrating the health of our organisation and the attractiveness of FISU and its events.

In that context, FISU would like to thank all those who have made the efforts to build and present those candidatures. They will ensure the continuity of the University Sport Movement and offer opportunities to our best student athletes to compete in 2018.

In addition to the list of 35 events enclosed, three sports are in final attribution stage (Boxing, Shooting sport and Waterski). For those sports, more information will be provided once the procedure is completed.

May you need any additional information on the 2018 FISU World University Championships, do not hesitate to contact the WUC department championships@fisu.net.

WUC 2018

- 3x3 Basketball: Uppsala, SWE
- American Football: Harbin, CHN
- Badminton: Kuala Lumpur, MAS
- Baseball: Chiayi, TPE
- Beach Volleyball: Munich, GER
- Bridge: Xuzhou, CHN
- Canoe Slalom: Rio de Janeiro, BRA
- Canoe Sprint: Szeged, HUN
- Cheerleading: Lodz, POL
- Chess: Aracajú, BRA
- Cross Country: St. Gallen, SUI
- Cycling: Braga, POR
- Floorball: Lodz, POL
- Futsal: Almaty, KAZ
- Golf: Dasmariñas, PHI
- Handball: Rijeka, CRO
- Karate: Kobe, JPN
- Korfball: Vila Real, POR
- Modern Pentathlon: Budapest, HUN
- Muaythai: Bangkok, THA
- Netball: Kampala, UGA
- Orienteering: Kuortane, FIN
- Roller Sport: Taipei City, TPE
- Rowing: Mar del Plata, ARG
- Rugby Sevens: Swakopmund, NAM
- Sailing: Cherbourg, FRA
- Sambo: Novi Sad, SRB
- Ski Orienteering: Tartu, EST
- Speed Skating: Minsk, BLR
- Sport Climbing: Bratislava, SVK
- Squash: Birmingham, GBR
- Triathlon: Kalmar, SWE
- Weightlifting: Biala Podlaska, POL
- Wrestling: Goiânia, BRA
- Wushu: Jakarta, INA