This year’s European University Games will be held in two Croatian cities, the capital Zagreb and the coastal city of Rijeka, and will feature competitions for men and women in 21 sports, including judo.
The judo competition will take place between 22-25th July 2016 and will be part of the Games which will see students from over 300 Universities across Europe competing for medals.
Players from British Universities can get an invite to compete at the European University Games through taking a gold or silver medal at this year’s BUCS Championships in February. Should the invite be declined by the gold or silver medallist, the invite may be extended to bronze medallists.
European Universities Games are the largest multi-sport event in the European university sport under the umbrella of European Universities Sports Association (EUSA). So far, EUG has been held twice (Cordoba 2012 and Rotterdam 2014), while the following EUG 2016 will be held in Zagreb and Rijeka, with a support of the Croatian Academic Sports Federation (CASF).
The Games are opened for all student athletes representing their Universities or other institutions at the highest level of education.