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25 October 2013 | in World University Championships

FISU CTI WUC Chair meets with Armenian Minister

 

 FISU Vice-President & CTI WUC Chair Leonz Eder with Armen Ashotyan, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia

YEREVAN - At the occasion of the EUSA Executive Committee Meeting held in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, FISU Vice-President and CTI WUC Chair Leonz Eder had the opportunity to meet with Armen Ashotyan, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia. Main topic of the conversation was the evaluation of the possibility for Armenia to host World University Championships in the near future. Sports like boxing and chess among others are very popular in the Republic of Armenia. Armen Ashotyan, Minister of Education and Science since 2009 and also President of the Student's Sport Federation of the Republic of Armenia (ARSSF), underlined the readiness of Armenia to be an active member both in FISU and in EUSA. Armenia became member of FISU in 1993 and of EUSA in 2002.

Armen Ashotyan, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia with EUSA President Adam Roczek

FISU Vice-President Leonz Eder also had a chance to meet with Lekso Gugava, President of the University Sports Federation of Georgia (USFG) and Vice-President Shota Bakradze. Georgia also showed great interest to host FISU events in Tblissi in the future. It's expected that FISU will receive at least one bid from Georgia for the 2018 WUCs. In Georgia’s main focus are sports like Futsal, Rugby 7's, Boxing and Chess.

 

(Source: Leonz Eder, FISU VP)

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