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27 June 2015 | in Universiade 2015, Summer Universiade, FISU, Multisports

FISU President arrives in Gwangju for 2015 Summer Universiade



GWANGJU - On 27 June, FISU President Claude-Louis Gallien landed at the Incheon International Airport (Seoul)  for the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju. The officials of the Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) gave him a warm welcome from Incheon Airport.

FISU President Gallien was invited to attend the first Heads of Delegation Daily Meeting in the Athletes' Village.

First HOD meeting


In addition, FISU Secretary-General Eric Saintrond arrived in Gwangju on 24 June  and attended the Opening Ceremony of the Athletes’ Village on 26 June to celebrate and support the opening.

FISU President Gallien, Secretary-General Saintrond and FISU officials will attend the FISU Executive Committee (EC), which will be held from 30 June to 1 July, to evaluate the readiness of each Universiade host city and future host cities such as the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade and the 2017 Almaty Winter Universiade.


(FISU Media/GUOC 2015)