Hírek Sports címkével

Two excellent tennis players of the University of Debrecen, Kinga Bágyi, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry and László Orosz, Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Surgery of the Faculty of General Medicine, returned home with a total of four gold medals from the 52nd World Medical Tennis Championships in Jurmala, Latvia.

With their teams defending their titles, Ukrainian and Lithuanian universities dominated the 3X3 Basketball Championship in Debrecen. Out of the Hungarian groups, UD teams achieved the best results. The women’s and the men’s teams finished on the 6th and on the 12th places, respectively.

There will be representatives of universities from as many as 17 European nations, competing in 40 teams and totaling almost 400 participants present at the European Universities 3x3 Basketball Championship starting in about three weeks at the University of Debrecen. The defending champions are also coming, so the quality and the unique atmosphere will be guaranteed in and around the courts to be set up in front of the Main Building.

The University of Debrecen is taking over the costs of the two Ukrainian teams that have entered for the European 3x3 University Basketball Championship, thereby supporting the athletes of the war-torn country. Between July 15 and 19, forty teams will compete in front of the Main building of the university.

The delegation of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) arrived in Hungary last Friday for a two-day official visit. After Friday's briefing in Budapest, delegates visited the venues of next year's European University Games (EUG) in Miskolc and Debrecen on Saturday, paying special attention to Egyetem tér [University Square], which will function as the location for the 3x3 basketball tournament and also the European University Championships (EUC) between 15 and 19 July this year.

A basketball court designed and constructed for the European Universities 3×3 Basketball Championships was tested by students of the University of Debrecen on Tuesday on the square in front of the Main Building. This summer’s continental competition will be conducted with the participation of almost 50 teams from as many as 40 different universities in Europe.

The city of Debrecen will be hosting the most important Hungarian university multi-sport event of this year between April 28 and May 1. In the framework of an unforgettable festivity, more than 600 athletes are expected to compete for victory in the finals of Hungarian University-College National Championship.

New expanded wings, classrooms, offices and exhibition areas have been added to the old grandstand of DEAC, which was originally built in 1928. At the inauguration ceremony of the new facility, Minister of State for Sport Ádám Schmidt spoke with appreciation of the overall sports concept implemented by the University of Debrecen.

Our Sports Science Coordination Institute is in the process of recruiting volunteers to help in hosting top-priority sports events to be held at the University of Debrecen. Young people planning to enroll in our institution in 2024 can earn extra points for this kind of activity. An information package about the relevant details was presented in the recently inaugurated Learning Center.

At a round table discussion hosted by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Debrecen for master’s students in sports economics, Yacov Hadas-Handelsman talked about iconic Olympian athletes, the technological achievements and economic implications of sport, as well as the importance of sports diplomacy.

The European University Sports Association (EUSA) delegation visited the planned venues of next year's 3x3 European University Basketball Championship (EUC) and the 2024 European University Games (EUG) at the University of Debrecen. The members of the delegation mainly visited the sports venues and the units catering for the events.

There will be three major sport events at UD next year. One of the most popular universities in Hungary will host prestigious international competitions.

Luca Kozák, student of finance and accounting at UD came in second in the 100 m hurdles at the European Athletic Championship, which was organised in the framework of the multisport EC. She is the first Hungarian athlete to make it to the final in this event.

The athletes of the University of Debrecen are already in Poland, at the venue of the European University Games. In the following days, UD's futsal players, water polo players, tennis players and jugglers will compete in Lódz.

As the organisers of the next European University Games, the University of Debrecen and the University of Miskolc will be represented at this year’s EUG, which will be held in Poland in July. Representatives of the two universities have discussed organisational details at UD.

The organising committee responsible for the events of the 2024 European University Games (EUG) that will take place in Debrecen held its meeting in Mád. At the event specific organisational tasks and their owners were identified, and the preparation of the feasibility study began. The Games will be preceded by high-level international competitions at the University of Debrecen next year.

Liu Shaoang, who studies sports management at the Faculty of Economics and Business of UD, won four gold medals at the short-track speed skating world championship in Montreal. The 24-year-old athlete of Ferencváros won the 500m, the 1500m and the 1000m races, and defended his overall title.

Visitors of the Puskás Day, organised at the Hungarian Pavilion of the Dubai World Expo, were able to familiarize themselves with the innovative sports strategy and sports infrastructural and sport economic developments of the University of Debrecen, and with the organisational structure, operational model and achievements of DEAC.

Liu Shaoang, a Sports Manager major at the University of Debrecen, has made history in the 500-meter short track speed skating final event at the Winter Olympic Games held in Beijing. The start-to-finish victory of the 23-year-old athlete meant the first gold medal for Hungary in the history of the Winter Olympic Games.

Ticket sales have begun for FőnixFitt, an event that promotes sports, physical exercises, workout and their role in health preservation. At the event, experts from the UD will offer classes in preventive workout, while the best fitness coaches will be conducting physical exercise sessions.

The UD won the Breeding Award of the National Association of Hungarian Horse Breeders in the XXVIII. Great Plain Livestock and Farmer Days. At the largest animal breeding show in the country, the Gidran mare named DE Schemer Gidran I-54 (Serény) won the breed competition.

Three years from now, the University of Debrecen will host the European University Games in ten sports and thousands of athletes. At the press conference held after the meeting of the organising committee it was revealed that never before had a sport event of this scale been organised in Hungary.

Students from the UD came up with an excellent performance at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The most considerable achievement amongst them belongs to Dóra Bodonyi, a student from the Szolnok Campus of UD, who won a gold medal in the women’s kayak four and a bronze medal in the women’s kayak double.

Regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle can also greatly help to weather a possible disease caused by the coronavirus, the event organised by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Debrecen on the current situation of the fitness sector was told.

The Coordination Institute for Sport Science of UD has joined the European Platform for Sport Innovation (EPSI). The Institute will cooperate with other institutes and businesses in product and methodology development projects.