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02 November 2015 | in World University Championships, FISU, Handball, Futsal, Floorball, Badminton

FISU and Gerflor sign Comprehensive Partnership


LAUSANNE – FISU, the International University Sports Federation, and Gerflor, one of the leading companies in sports flooring worldwide, have signed a comprehensive partnership agreement to support FISU’s World University Championships until December 2018.

This partnerships will see Gerflor, the flooring group, take on Official Supplier status, starting in 2016 to cover 4 World University Championships per season in the following sports: Futsal, Handball, Floorball and Badminton.

FISU Secretary-General/CEO Eric Saintrond: “We are very pleased that Gerflor, a global leader in sports flooring, has chosen to be a FISU partner. Gerflor’s state-of-the-art flooring solutions will support the World University Championships to reach the highest quality standard of international sports events. FISU aims at offering to its student-athletes the best conditions to express their talent. We are committed to work closely with Gerflor towards a long-term partnership.”

Gerflor International Operations Director Pierre Lienhard: Gerflor, World leader in Indoor Sports surfaces, is happy to join FISU, as Official Sports floor provider.Our aim is to deliver our high end sport floors solutions, whatever the World University Championships, and support FISU in raising its Sports Events profile. Gerflor, with 3 leadings brands, such as Taraflex (resilient flooring), Connor Sports (Hardwood systems and Traction) and Sport Court (Sports tile), is proud to be part of the FISU Family and bring its expertise to WUC sports events and Summer Universiades.”


(FISU Media)