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09 April 2015 | in Universiade 2015, Summer Universiade, Multisports

FISU CSU Inspection for Gwangju Universiade wraps up



GWANGJU - The FISU Universiade Supervision Committee (CSU) has wrapped up its 3-day inspection on 8 April in Gwangju. The CSU inspection visit was to assess the final preparation stage of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade.

FISU CSU Chair Kemal TAMER, FISU CSU Vice-Chair Hisato IGARASHI, CSU Member Kenny CHOW, Summer Universiade Director Marc VANDENPLAS, Summer Universiade Manager Jing ZHAO, FISU Sport Assistant Melanie STALLECKER and representatives from the 2017 Taipei Organizing Committee took part in the final meeting at the GUOC headquarters on 8 April.

The CSU inspection went through 19 functional areas which include immigration support, accreditation, transportation, competition venues, Athletes’ Village etc. The FISU delegates were impressed with the newly built venues, especially the Nambu University International Aquatics Center and Kwangju Women’s University Universiade Gymnasium.

The final CSU meeting at the GUOC headquarters on April 8th

“General tests and simulations should be conducted with all functional areas at least one week prior to the Athletes’ Village opening”, CSU Chair Kemal TAMER said. “After several meetings and venue inspections, I am confident that Gwangju will host a successful Universiade.”

The FISU delegation also commented on how safety and security should never be overlooked in any situation. They also emphasized the importance of cooperation with the FISU technical delegates regarding the sports events.

“I would like to thank FISU CSU and FISU secretariat for their support and constructive feedback. Next month we will be better prepared. In July, we will be perfectly prepared”, GUOC Secretary General KIM Yoon-suk concluded.


(Source: GUOC 2015)