Hírek egyetemi sportélet 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.

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.

Mr. Hamane Niang, president of the International Basketball Association, visited the University of Debrecen on Thursday. The sports diplomat praised the sports life of the university and the coordinated system of medicine, sports and research.

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.